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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

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Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

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Wells Fargo: Corporate & Investment Banking Diverse Pathways Forum

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The Wells Fargo Diverse Pathways Forum is designed for current sophomores who are interested in the financial services industry (investment banking, sales & trading, corporate banking, and commercial real estate). During the forum, you will have the chance to hear …

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How You Can Help Combat Anti-Asian Racism at UConn and Beyond?

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The increase in senseless acts of violence, harassment, and bias against the Asian community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is alarming and intolerable. According to AAPI Emergency Response Network (a collaboration between the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) and …

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The Center for Career Development Stands in Solidarity with the Asian Community

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The increase in senseless acts of violence, harassment, and bias against the Asian community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is alarming and intolerable. The Center for Career Development does not tolerate discrimination or violence of any kind and stands in solidarity …

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4 Benefits of Joining a Professional Organization for Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander Students

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Professional organizations aim to support the professional development and interests of their members. They engage members by providing cutting-edge information, offering programs for professional growth and access to a strong network. These organizations are typically geared toward a specific industry …

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Resources

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups made up of individuals who join together based on common interests, backgrounds, or demographic factors. …

Asian Career Network

Asian Career Network – connects job applicants with companies recruiting qualified Asian American professionals across a broad range of industries.

Asian Life

Asian Life – allows users to search job postings and gain exposure to employers who are interested in employing Asian Americans.

INROADS

INROADS aims to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community …

Boston University: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The SURF program was developed to promote access to graduate education for undergraduate students, especially those who come from underrepresented …

University of Pennsylvania: Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program

SUMR is a program that focuses on preparing undergraduate students from underrepresented minority groups in exploring the field of health …