Networking Tips for International Students

Like many other international students, I was very focused on the academic part of student life when I arrived in the U.S. In my junior year of college, I suddenly felt this job-seeking urgency. I was only a couple of …

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Job-Search Strategies for International Students Who Didn’t Win the 2022 H-1B Lottery

In the recent H-1B visa lottery, 483,927 applications were filed for only 85,000 available visas. This means that more than 80 percent of applicants wanting an H-1B visa, which allows internationals to work in the U.S., won’t get one.

To …

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Advice from one first-generation college student to others who are seeking internships and entry-level jobs

We recently shared some advice for first-generation college students searching for internships and recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs. I was thrilled to then hear from one who had some really, really good advice for other first-generation students.

Diana Cleinmark

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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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How to Find Resources for First Generation Professionals

Are you a first generation professional? You may belong to this demographic without knowing that there is even a term for it. First generation professionals are those who are the first in their families to enter the professional workforce.

You …

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Beyond Land Acknowledgement | Creating Lasting Partnerships

Land acknowledgement statements, which recognize that an event or organization is on Indigenous land, are increasingly popular gestures. But they’re only one step toward reckoning with what it means to live and work on Indigenous territory and with Indigenous tribes.

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25 Inspiring Quotes From Oscar-Winning Broadway Star Ariana DeBose

The name Ariana DeBose is often flanked by the words “triple threat.” And Hamilton choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler has said that in an industry where not all triple threats live up to the label, DeBose is truly “a principal dancer. And …

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Penny Loretto’s Internship Pick: The AlumniAthlete Network Wall Street Internship Program

The AlumniAthlete Network Wall Street Internship Program is an exceptional opportunity for sophomore and junior college students given the reduced number of entry-level jobs and internships that have been offered over the course of the past year. Students interested in …

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7 Job Search Tips You Can Learn from Pro Athletes

Dawn Dugan, Salary.com contributing writer

Americans love their professional sports. According to recent survey done by ESPN, 74% of Americans watch four or more hours of professional sports on television per week!

As we root for our favorite teams and …

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Essential Social Skills You Need to Advance Your Career

Having the right social skills is key to succeeding in both remote and in-person office environments. Below are the six most important social skills you’ll need to continue to advance your career.

1. Communication

Few social skills are as important …

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