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HBCU Federal Agency Opportunities for Week ending February 22

This news is shared about HBCU Federal Agency Opportunities with The HBCU Career Center by the White House Initiatives on Historically Black Colleges and Universities 1. U.S. Department of the Interior The Bureau of Land Management is currently accepting applications for minority college … 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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10 Things to Know about the Gig Economy

If you haven’t heard the term “Gig Economy” before, let me explain.  The gig economy is the concept of short term jobs and projects everywhere and all the time.   Technology, of course, is enabling this new gig economy and companies like Uber, … Read More…

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Black Teen Unemployment Rates at 22.9%

The US Department of Labor released the employment numbers for December 2017.  The December jobs report showed 148,000 new jobs and unemployment rate of 4.1%, which is the lowest in 17 years. Although the numbers are good overall, it is concerning that the … Read More…

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Rail Careers are Worth Exploring

Did you know that median wages for rail careers last year was $57,160? I would guess that most people don’t know that. In fact, I have found that most people don’t know much about careers in transportation at all. As a former Air Traffic Controller myself, … Read More…

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Best Commencement Address Takeaways for 2017 Grads

Though it’s really easy to get excited about graduating college, in can be very hard to find yourself moved by any commencement address. Think about it, you’re anxious about the future, maybe a little sad, have probably been outside for hours, and really … Read More…

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