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HBCU Career Centers Can Impact High School Graduation Rates in Southern States

The latest report from Edweek.org on high school graduation rates in the United States triggered my memory of an innovative college career center program that I worked on, over a decade ago.  It was my first job in higher education and I was working as … Read More…

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Creating your Spring Career Activities Calendar

The fall semester is almost over, but that does not mean you put your career planning on the back burner. This is a good time to start preparing for career activities next spring. If you are graduating next semester you should already have … Read More…

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3 Places to Meet Employers on Campus

Too many college students overlook opportunities to meet employers and hiring managers on campus. Many college students only attend employer events when they are actually looking for a job or internship and want to be hired. That may be too late if other … Read More…

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Career Placement on Campus – Can They Help?

Although the trend is shifting away from the use of the word ‘placement” in career offices on college campuses, your college or university may still have an office name that includes the word “placement”. Many students, staff and even faculty on college campuses … Read More…

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Should I Name my References on my Resume?

Having a list of professional references is definitely part of an effective job search strategy. However, the names of references should not be listed on your resume. It is never too early in your college program to begin thinking about who will be … Read More…

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Fall College Recruiting Check List for College Students

I hate to say it but the summer is just about over. Microwave. Check!Towels. Check!Iron. Check! This is pretty much the kind of checklist that students and parents are using this time of year as college studens head back to school! College juniors … Read More…

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