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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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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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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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Resume Writing Tip – Grab the Recruiter’s Attention

Let me start by saying that recruiters won’t go digging to find the great information on your resume.  They expect to see it right away and so you have to find a way to make recruiters want to actually read it. Research says … Read More…

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Free Resume Reviews – Countdown to Graduation

Free resume reviews until May 31, 2019. It is that time of year when most of the graduating class becomes – what we usually call in career centers – RESUMANIACs.  Career offices get busier as a steady stream of graduates drift into career … Read More…

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5 Ways Recruiters are Using Artificial Intelligence in Hiring

Whether you know it or not, using Artificial Intelligence in hiring is becoming more widespread. It shouldn’t surprise you because you are probably walking around campus with your smart phone or tablet cluttered with the latest apps to help you manage your life.  … Read More…

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