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Join professional associations; Membership has rewards

Membership has its rewards. “Man is a tool-using animal…Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” ~ Thomas Carlyle We spend a lot of time being members of groups whether we define ourselves that way or not.  As children, we joined … Read More…

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Tougaloo College – This HBCU has a civil rights legacy

Every Thursday, we honor the history of institutions designated as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) through the #TBT hashtag.  For those who don’t know, the #TBT hash tag means “Throw Back Thursday” and on Thursdays, social media lights up with people sharing … Read More…

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Expand Resumes During Spring Break

Not every college student heads south to warmer climates for their spring break get-a-ways.  Increasingly, college students are seeking meaningful ways to use spring break to expand resumes with volunteer work and alternative spring break experiences. Think about how much more impressive a … Read More…

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11 Alternative Spring Break Experiences

An Alternative Spring Break experience is a way for college students to spend spring break doing less partying and more volunteering in programs that impact real lives.  Volunteering and service to community is not a foreign concept to HBCU students who already volunteer … Read More…

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Develop New Skills Through Volunteer Work

The recent Volunteer Impact survey from Deloitte showed that Generation Y employees feel that volunteerism is a good way to develop new job skills that employers want. 91% of the respondents to the survey agree that skills-based volunteering, such as sharing accounting skills … Read More…

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College Students who Volunteer

College students who volunteer have figured out how to build their college resumes with actual work experience.  Having a meaningful volunteer assignment not only helps college students build skills, but also helps them build a professional network and explore career options. With elections scheduled for … Read More…

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