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Category Archives: New Grad

News: White House HBCU Week & O’Reilly AI Conference

The HBCU Career Center will be on both coasts this week!  Catch us tabling at the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ 2019 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference.  We’ll be at the Current Student and Recent Graduate Career … Read More…

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Spelman College Grant Will Develop STEM Center of Excellence

The Center for Excellence for Minority Women in STEM is the initiative that the Spelman College team will develop as a result of this new grant from the US Department of Justice (DOJ).  This new center will be pivotal in the further development … Read More…

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Become a Librarian in the Automation Age

Moving forward, it’s hard to imagine a line of work that won’t be radically altered by the prevalence of artificial intelligence and automation. However, contrary to what we might think, Librarians (those who used to deal almost exclusively in a paper based service), … Read More…

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Steph Curry Funds D1 Golf Squads at Howard University

Stephen (Steph) Curry is world famous for his exploits on the basketball court as a three time champion with the Golden State Warriors.  But far less discussed, is the star point guard’s unending love for the game of golf. The new ABC television … Read More…

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes Bill to Cancel Student Debt

Student debt is one of the massive issues being discussed among Democratic candidates in the 2020 election.  This is of particular interest to students of HBCUs since 86.8% of black students borrow federal student loans to attend 4-year public colleges, as opposed to 59.9% … Read More…

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Tennessee State University Opens New Coding Hub

According to a recent study, of some 26 million job listings online right now, more than half of the ones that come with higher incomes require at least some basic understanding of computer coding. While computer science continues to be an attractive job … Read More…

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What’s Your College Degree Worth?

When I wrote about this question over a decade ago, it was in response to one jobseeker in an article for the Wall Street Journal who had this to say: “A degree isn’t any big guarantee of employment, it’s a basic requirement, a … 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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