Advice for your Career Journey, shared by 14 Black Professionals

These days, it’s pretty easy to answer almost any question with a quick Google search or Chat GPT prompt. However, sometimes what you’re looking for isn’t just facts, data, and information, but rather advice from someone who’s been in your …

By Maya Herran
Maya Herran Career Advisor; Instructor: Career Awareness (EXLN 101)
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How to Write a Cover Letter for an Internship (Example)

Trying to figure out how to write a cover letter for an internship can feel like a paradox. How do you explain your professional experience and skills — when you’re applying for an internship so you can gain professional experience and …

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Invest in Yourself: Top Investment Banking Simulations to Sharpen Your Edge in 2024

Investment banking is a popular career path many college students aspire to. But it may not be the right career path for everyone. Enter Forage investment banking job simulations. Our “day in the life” programs can help you figure out …

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15 Jobs of the Future (and the Skills You Need to Land Them Now)

Some people have known what they wanted to be when they grew up since they were nine years old. Other people get to their junior year of college and are still considering options. While there’s no one “right way” to …

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Day in the Life: Process Manager, Environmental Sustainability

9 AM: Arrive at the office to check emails and voicemails from my team and partners. With a meeting set for next week with our buildings and procurement partners, we must determine this week what we want to achieve as …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What Is Research? Types and Methods

Research is the process of examining a hypothesis to make discoveries. Practically every career involves research in one form or another. Accountants research their client’s history and financial documents to understand their financial situation, and data scientists perform research to …

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Exploring Career Interests in College: Tips on how to get started!

Discovering your dream career in college can be an exciting journey! 🚀 Check out this article from Handshake, written by Emily Curtis, a recent Emerson graduate, about their best tips to help you explore your interests and passions:

Remember, college is …

By Maya Herran
Maya Herran Career Advisor; Instructor: Career Awareness (EXLN 101)
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Cybersecurity vs. Computer Science: What’s the Difference?

The difference between cybersecurity vs. computer science is subtle since cybersecurity is a specialization within computer science. Cybersecurity specialists primarily deal with protecting companies, data, and systems from cyberattacks, like ransomware, viruses, or phishing attempts. On the other hand, computer …

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Bouncing Back: Turning a Job Interview Oops into Your Next Big Win

Job interviews can sometimes take an unexpected turn, leaving you with a less-than-ideal experience. It might be due to a job posting that didn’t quite align with the actual requirements or a lack of thorough preparation, resulting in responses that …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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2024 Diversity Programs Database

Looking for an internship or program in finance, tech, or consulting? Check out this comprehensive database with over 230+ internships and programs. Scroll all the way to the right to find the direct link to the program.

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By Maya Herran
Maya Herran Career Advisor; Instructor: Career Awareness (EXLN 101)
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