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Learn to build meaningful relationships with people in the roles, companies, industries, and post-graduate educational pathways that interest you!

How first-generation college students should find internships and entry-level jobs

First-generation college and university students in the United States are defined as those whose parents did not attend college. According to Wikipedia, first-generation college students tend to be older, come from families with lower incomes, attend college part-time, live off-campus, …

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College career service offices a great resource for job-hunting, first-generation students and recent grads

First-generation students can minimize or even reverse structural disadvantages they encounter when searching for part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs. How? By working closely with the professionals in their college career centers.

I recently reached out to some career experts …

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How mentors help first-generation college students get a job and succeed in professional career growth

Resilient first-generation students who graduate with degrees report positive outcomes throughout their college-going years, and upon graduation, throughout their careers, according to Gallup-Poll research. As you approach graduation, continue to persevere as you search for your first job out of …

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What is “networking”?

What is networking?

The goal of networking is to create and maintain relationships, over time, with people that could provide you advice, information, and possible leads to internships, full-time jobs, or research experiences.

For some, the thought of networking can …

By David Ding
David Ding Advisor for STEM Professions
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Finding your Network for Opportunities

Basics: Information and Network: 

Here are a few ideas on what to look into when trying to find opportunities

Now, identify what your value add to this organization is

Use these for the next stages 

Now, Find Opportunities to Apply …

By David Ding
David Ding Advisor for STEM Professions
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