Tag Archives: Careers

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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Michelle Obama Has a Podcast

Maybe you have heard and maybe you haven’t, but Michelle Obama has a podcast! The internet has been buzzing with the news. By the way, the internet buzzes with news of everything she does. So the news that Michelle Obama has a podcast, … Read More…

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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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Retail is Booming. Retail is Dying. Which is it and What Does it Mean for Careers?

On one hand some will say that retail is booming. Amazon, the online retail giant sought to hire 175,000 additional workers during the Coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, the latest 2020 jobs report showed that a total of 740,000 new retail jobs … 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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After You Quit – 4 Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Old Boss

It is possible that you and your manager will go in separate directions and never talk or see each other again after you quit. There are often unspoken words when those working relationships end. If by some miracle you had the chance to … Read More…

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Humanoid Robot is ‘Hired’ at Ford

HBCU students need to know the job skills that will be needed to build these humanoid robots. 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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