When Choosing a Major is a ‘Major’ Decision

Four Leaf Clovers

I thought I had it all figured out when I was growing up. I had decided around fourth grade to be an elementary school teacher and didn’t waver until it was time to start college. I couldn’t admit to myself, …

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Scholarship Opportunity: The Surety Foundation

the surety foundation

The Surety Foundation is a charitable organization founded to increase diversity within the surety and fidelity industry. Recognizing the value of diverse ideas and backgrounds the member companies of The Surety & Fidelity Association of America created this 501(c)(3) organization …

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Career Consultant Wiley Dawson
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Opportunity Employment: A Commitment to Diverse Talent


As a job or internship seeker, there are so many ways to evaluate a company’s commitment to diversity. A common suggestion is to look at the company’s website or social media accounts, but sometimes it can be hard to know …

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5 Open Online Course Providers for Advancing Your Career


What is your purpose in taking a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)? Some might take it for leisure and fun, while others are just for curiosity or sheer love of learning. There may be another important goal of engaging in …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services Damiao Zoe Xu
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Powerful Women Mentor Powerful Women


When James Brown sang, “This is a man’s world, this is a man’s world. But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl,” he was definitely onto something. Although women and men are about neck and neck …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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