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First Generation

Being the first in your family to attend college can be rewarding and challenging. As a first-generation student, you have many unique strengths, qualities, and skills to help you on your career journey. Our career advisors are here to help you articulate those skills and experiences in a way that can help you achieve your goals. Please take a look at the content curated just for you on this page.

Opportunity Calling! Accenture’s Diversity Tech Summit (7/14-15)

Diversity Tech Externship: Arise & Emerge

Current students or recent grads are encouraged to kick start their tech career with Accenture’s Diversity Tech Externship: Arise + Emerge. This 2-day (July 14-15, 2022)  immersive virtual conference is designed to help students reach …

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Career Advisor
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Calling all Graduates: Where to Next?

Do you know what your plans are for after graduation (employment, grad school, etc)? We want to know! Please take a few minutes to provide us with valuable information on our 2021-2022 baccalaureate graduates by completing the First Destination Survey. 
By Megumi Kim
Megumi Kim Career Advisor
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3 Ways Employers Can Support First Gen Students

Read the Harvard Business Review’s article on how employers can recruit and support First Gen students:

https://hbr.org/2022/02/3-strategies-to-recruit-and-support-first-gen-college-grads?fbclid=IwAR0lZ9FmgdmTUEohXnu9eM89MsTMc4IK9wxF45pjtErNhynzfM2dXUB0BNI

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Career Advisor
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Why the Model Minority Myth is so Harmful

Being a diverse individual is something to be celebrated! But the reality of a workplace can sometimes be at times jarring when one faces micro-aggressions or being in a lagging-behind-the-times work culture. In this article from the Harvard Business Review, …

By Megumi Kim
Megumi Kim Career Advisor
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Find out ways to advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion at work.

See the full article below.

https://www.themuse.com/advice/early-career-entry-level-advocate-diversity-equity-inclusion

By Vincia Phillip
Vincia Phillip Assistant Director of Career Education
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Science Library - G50
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

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TH 8:30 - 4:00
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