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New Opportunity – Accelerate Your Career (& Win Big) With Braven

It’s no secret that employers want to hire students who have demonstrated that they are ready for the workplace. But how can you do that if you haven’t even graduated yet? Braven’s “Leadership and Career Accelerator” is a great place …

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Take 5 Minutes to Find Out if Your Resume is Submission-Ready!

Whether you’re planning ahead for an upcoming job search or need to fast track your resume for an opportunity ASAP, you want to feel confident that your resume is not only clean and polished, but also tailored to the role …

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Job Searching While LGBTQ: How to Find a Truly Inclusive Place to Work

“9% of LGBTQ employees have left a job because the environment was unwelcoming, according to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). In a Harvard survey of LGBTQ folks, 20% of respondents reported experiencing discrimination when applying for positions.

LGBTQ workplace discrimination …

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How to Tell if a Prospective Employer Shares Your Values

“It’s nearly impossible to bring your best to an organization that conflicts with your values. But when it comes to the job interviewing process, we rarely discuss how to make sure a company’s values align with our own. The author …

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Finding Your Graduate Advisor and Building a Network of Mentors

“If you are thinking about graduate school, or have started a program but are looking to grow your network of mentors or change advisors, this blog post is for you. I’ll provide some guiding questions and examples to help you …

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Career Advice from Former Student-Athletes

“According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), fewer than two percent of student-athletes become professional athletes. The remaining 98% start looking for their new passion, which is often their career. When you are used to a strict regiment, taking …

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Established and Proven Options for Alleviating Medical Education Debt

Are you sitting down? The average residency graduate has around $250k in medical school and/or education debt. Yes, a quarter of a million dollars! The constant rise in medical school tuition costs is not commensurate with wannabe-doctors’ ability to pay. …

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How to Find a Mentor in College

As a transfer student, finding a mentor can be one of the most meaningful ways to help you navigate this new transition and make the most of your time at a new school. Mentors can tell you about resources on …

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What is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate.

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

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LinkedIn for Veterans

Did you know that LinkedIn has a centralized page dedicated to resources and information just for the military community? Click here to access the resources and see what benefits LinkedIn has exclusively for veterans, military spouses, and employers seeking to …

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