Native and Indigenous Peoples

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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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American Indigenous Business Leaders Association can help you with school work and so much more!

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Have you ever heard of the American Indigenous Business Leaders (AIBL) Association, https://www.aibl.org/?  This is the ‘only American Indigenous non-profit organization solely dedicated to empowering business students in the United States.’  If you are an American Indigenous or Alaskan Native …

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3 Professional Guidelines to Follow When Working with Indigenous Populations

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Indigenous tribes represent some of the most diverse populations in the United States. It is both an honor and a privilege to advocate for the indigenous people and their causes. Every tribe is different and comes with its own unique …

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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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5 Ways to Identify a Company’s Social Responsibility

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For many Native American and Indigenous students, understanding a company’s sense of community and service is an important component in the job search. The below information from Vault provides tips for identifying and understanding a company’s corporate social responsibility.

Identifying …

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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. …

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 …

Harvard Medical School: Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program

SHURP is a 10-week summer research program designed to provide underrepresented undergraduate students an opportunity to gain training and mentorship …

TRIALS

Trials is a summer program created in a partnership by Harvard Law School, NYU School of Law, and the Advantage …