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Category Archives: Student Career Journal

Four Tips To Write A Great Personal Statement

By Andrea Byrd (Mississippi Valley State University) Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU college students about life on campus, career topics and the career and professional experiences of black historical figures. If you are going to grad school, … Read More…

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Five Black Mississippi Trailblazers and Innovators

By Andrea Byrd (Mississippi Valley State University) Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU college students about life on campus, career topics and the career and professional experiences of black historical figures. Fannie Lou Hamer Fannie Lou Hamer was … Read More…

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Start a Dorm Room Business This Year

I bet you there is at least one dorm room business in your building! Between classes, extra curriculars, and the unavoidable need to socialize with other human beings, it can be hard for college students to find time to work, let alone start … Read More…

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Why Do Internships?

By Andrea Byrd (Mississippi Valley State University) Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU students about college life, career activities and opportunities on their campus that encourage career development and building success habits. When answering the question – why … Read More…

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Healthy Study Habits for the New Year

By Andrea Byrd (Mississippi Valley State University) Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU students about college life, career activities and opportunities on their campus that encourage career development and building success habits. Every student has experienced unhealthy study … Read More…

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Student Career Journal: Mock Interviews at MVSU

By Andrea Byrd Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU Students about career events, workshops and opportunities on their campus in order to encourage students to take advantage of the career services offered at their school. Mississippi Valley State University’s … Read More…

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Student Career Journal: Acing the GRE at Mississippi Valley State University

By Andrea Byrd Student Career Journal is a series of articles written by HBCU Students about career events, workshops and opportunities on their campus in order to encourage students to take advantage of the career services offered at their school. On Sunday, November 10th … Read More…

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College Students who Volunteer

College students who volunteer have figured out how to build their resumes with actual work experience.  That’s what volunteering is – it’s actual work! Having a meaningful volunteer assignment not only helps college students build skills, but also helps them build a professional … Read More…

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