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Category Archives: College Life

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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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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20 Pieces of REAL Advice for a College Freshman

From the desk of the Dean…(Updated for the Class of 2023) In a few weeks, summer will end and you will become a college freshman.  You won’t be alone. Thousands of new college freshmen will file onto college campuses and populate college residence … Read More…

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10 Skills New Grads Need to Be Ready for Work

From the Desk of the Dean… New graduates in the Class of 2019 are going into the best job market in more than a decade.  With a 3.6% unemployment rate, the Job Outlook report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows … Read More…

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Get a Handle on Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is real. “Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea”  ~ Doug Hall The Mayo Clinic educates us to some of the silent signals of stress.  From headaches, stomach cramps, overactive sweet tooth, heart palpitations, anxiety … Read More…

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