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The Intern Did What? Expected Internship Behavior

Years ago I wrote about a graduate college student who had stolen art work from a museum during his internship. Everyone was pretty clear about that being theft and not expected internship behavior. Not only was that intern dismissed from his job, but … Read More…

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20 Common Job Search Mistakes

If you have read my blog before, you know I love lists. They are a great way to get to the heart of the issue really fast. So after being in many conversations over the last several weeks about new grads who can’t … Read More…

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My Internship Story: Univision Communications Inc.

By: Danyelle R. Carter, Spelman College Corporate Communications & Public Relations Intern at Univision Communications Inc THCC: How did you find out about the internship? I found out about this internship opportunity through the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) THCC: What work/project did … Read More…

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Grad School or Look for a Job

What is the Best Option for a College Senior? If you are approaching commencement or are a new alumni, you have heard this question before: So what are you going to do when you finish that bachelors degree? Don’t worry, you won’t get … Read More…

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The HBCU Role in Building a Diverse Workforce

A 2014 report from the Association of Governing Boards summarized some of the routine challenges being confronted by these schools. “Today, in an era of rapid transformation, HBCUs face historic challenges as well as new obstacles. Questions about sustainability, cost, quality, and mission … Read More…

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Company Research in 3 Easy Steps

HR professionals say it all the time and I share it all the time: Do your company research before you go into the job interview. Some research says that if you spend just 15 minutes on the company’s website before a job interview, … Read More…

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