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Some 2019 Internships to Explore

Favorite Internships Employers value internships!  For the 7th year in a row, The HBCU Career Center has updated our list of favorite internships.  This year’s list includes 2019 Internships that share vacancies at The HBCU Intern Board that students and alumni should be … Read More…

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What’s Your College Degree Worth?

When I wrote about this question over a decade ago, it was in response to one jobseeker in an article for the Wall Street Journal who had this to say: “A degree isn’t any big guarantee of employment, it’s a basic requirement, a … Read More…

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Grambling State U Alum Shares Job Search Advice with New College Graduates

Ever so often, I meet a Human Resource professional who is super generous with advice for new college graduates. Recently, I lucked out and connected with Denzel Alexander, Talent Acquisition Associate at Enquero, a technology solutions company in Lafayette, Louisiana.   Mr. Alexander … Read More…

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2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars Announced

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced the 44 students from 34 HBCUs today, each of whom is being recognized as a 2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar. In a press release, Johnathan Holifield, explained the competitive focus of the award … Read More…

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Why INTERNSHIPS?

If you are wondering why internships are important; the reasons are many! First and foremost – Employers value internships! Whether you are a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior, internships should be a part of your college experience.  In fact, multiple internships should be … Read More…

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Update on College Debt for Black Graduates

Both Senator Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren are making bold statements about investments in HBCU’s and the student debt burden on black college graduates.  Senator Harris, a graduate of Howard University, is proposing to cap student debt interest payment at 3.5% while Senator … Read More…

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