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Category Archives: Life After College

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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Robert Smith Jr. Shocks Morehouse College Graduates

It has been a phenomenal graduating season for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Every year at this time, these campuses come alive with tired but excited students and university faculty and staff who have worked hard to get their graduates ready.  Stages … 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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What the Class of 2019 Can Expect for Hiring

The HBCU Career Center is constantly sharing the latest information on the employment trends published.  One key source of research that blends higher education with business and industry is  NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org).  This organization surveys companies yearly to … 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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HBCU Student Opportunities for the Week ending February 22

This newsletter is sent to The HBCU Career Center from The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities 1. The Center for Advancing Opportunity The Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) is searching for Doctoral, Graduate and Undergraduate HBCU students passionate about eliminating inequality … Read More…

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