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Category Archives: What Employers Want

6 Twitter Job Search Strategies for Students

At the core of your Twitter job search has to be your own Twitter account! No brainer right? So know that you can’t do a Twitter job search without having your own professional Twitter account. Your first priority would be setting that up. … Read More…

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The Memo – A Book Review

The book is The Memo; What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Place at the Table. If you have followed The HBCU Career Center over the last decade, you know that we have given away a lot of books to … Read More…

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Women Leave Science Careers

The MIT Technology Review reported that even though equal amounts of men and women pursue graduate degrees in science a significant number of women leave science careers both in the private sector and academia. Why women leave science careers? Apparently the reasons are … Read More…

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Funding for Black Students to Go Abroad

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Green Jobs Continue to Explode

A recent study revealed that the US green economy generates $1.3 trillion and created 9.5 million of workers.  To document some of the growth in this sector, the Bureau of Labor Statistics developed the Green Jobs Initiative a few years ago.  The goal … Read More…

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Phone Interviews are Still a Thing – Even in the Age of Zoom

So you are thinking that in the days of Zoom, FaceTime and Skype you don’t need to prepare phone interviews. Well you would be wrong if that is how you are thinking. Phone interviews still matter and this article on 10 Ways to ACE … Read More…

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Resume Tips from Google, Microsoft and Goldman Sachs

Resumes continue to be a big part of the job search and the hiring process. They are not going away! The HBCU Career Center shares resume tips because one of our goals is to end resume fails! We created and use the #EndResumeFails … Read More…

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You Still Have to Excel in Your Virtual Internship

Kudos to you for landing a summer internship during this pandemic. In all fairness, we wouldn’t have held it against you if you had not. It has been a trying year and having to abruptly leave campus, many HBCU students did not even … Read More…

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