How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

Employers talk a lot about diversity and inclusion. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a company that doesn’t say they’re diverse and inclusive. Companies make these claims on their web sites, in job descriptions, and at career fairs. But how …

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Intent Matters. Increasing Representation of Latina Women in STEM

http://stemcareer.com/

March 22nd, 2018 by 

In contrast to her time as an undergraduate student, Dr. Violeta Garcia was faced with feelings of discomfort and isolation as the only Latina woman in her STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) graduate …

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5 Steps To Build Your Professional Network in 2021

Written by Vaishnavi Paudel

Retrieved from fyrst gen, 5 Steps To Build Your Professional Network in 2021

It’s no secret that building a network is one of the best tools that you can use to advance your career.

Since 70% …

By Rachel Amezcua
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A Career Road Map for First-Generation Professionals

Written by Rebecca Koenig, careers reports at U. S. News & World Report 

Retrieved from U. S. News, A Career Road Map for First-Generation Professionals

Yamu Cham was a budding businesswoman. But after high school, the Gambian immigrant had to …

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7 Tips For First-Generation College Students Navigating the Job Search

Written by Gabriela Julia

Retrieved from Ripplematch, 7 Tips For First-Generation College Students Navigating the Job Search

I was about 8 years old when I knew I wanted to pursue writing as a career. The chunky 2003 desktop computer sitting …

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How first-generation college students should find internships and entry-level jobs

Posted by Steven Rothberg

Retrieved from College Recruiter, How first-generation college students should find internships and entry-level jobs

First-generation college and university students in the United States are defined as those whose parents did not attend college. According to Wikipedia, …

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Career Tips for First-Generation Grad Students

Written by Helen Pho

Retrieved from insidehighered.com, Career Tips for First-Generation Grad Students

Finding your career path after graduate school can be daunting when you come from a family in which your parents did not graduate from college and are …

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Transitioning from College to the Workforce as a First-Gen

Written by Dr. Matthew Lynch

Retrieved from ImFirst.org, Transitioning from College to the Workforce as a First-Gen

Is it a myth that earning a college degree will allow first-generation students to smoothly transition into the workforce?

First-generation college students face …

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Career Tips for First Generation College Students

Written by Heidi J. Perman 

Retrieved from University of Denver, Career Tips for First Generation College Students

If your parent(s) or guardian(s) did not complete a bachelor’s degree, then you are considered a first-generation college student. Many of the staff …

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A Guide for First Gens Navigating the Job Search

Written by Fridaouss Nabine

Retrieved from Fyrst Gen, A Guide for First Gens Navigating the Job Search

 

For first gens, there is no passed-down how-to guide for navigating job applications.

When applying for a job, the application is the …

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