The Organization of Black Screenwriters (OBS) started in 1986 assists writers in creating scripts/screenplays for television and films helping them present their work within the entertainment industry. Due to their great efforts and continued growth, OBS have developed a powerful network which includes the Writers Guild of America, producers, directors, studios, and many agents. Currently, […]
Now what? How To Choose A Career
You made it through four years and are nearing the end of the tunnel – now what? Figuring out how to choose a career can be just as challenging – if not more so – than picking a college major or deciding to go to college in the first place. With so many options, it’s easy to stumble and end up pursuing something that later turns out to be a bad fit. Let HBCU Lifestyle help with articles profiling career paths both new and tried and true.
There are literally thousands of options available to today’s graduates – many more than years past. They range from the traditional – a realtor, attorney or even stock broker – to the unique: Careers such as actuary or polygraph examiner are growing in popularity. Learning not only about the primary duties of a career but reading about the day-to-day routine can help tremendously as you struggle with how to choose a career.
Check out some of the careers below and come back often for updates on unique career paths. Maybe one will be perfect for you.
How to Start a Business While Working Full Time
Many Americans dream of entrepreneurship. To be your own boss, make your own hours, and reap all the rewards of your hard work for yourself and your family — that’s the American Dream. But U.S. Census data indicates that only 48.8 percent of new small businesses started between 1977 and 2000 lasted five years. Of […]
Essence Magazine Internship: Apply for Summer 2015
Summer is a great time to intern. With classes out of the way, you can fully commit to an internship and prepare yourself for the coming year. Not only do you step ahead of the students who decide to spend their holidays slacking off, you get ready to jump back into the hard work that […]
Magazine Internships: 3 Publications for Spring 2015
Ever dreamed of working for a major magazine? If yes, then there is no better time to break into the industry than in college with an internship. Not only will it give you a chance to meet the people behind the scenes but also learn the pros and cons of the industry, and decide if […]
Apply for the 2015 Fashion Social Media Internship at HFR
If you are a student looking for social media internship, you are on the right page. Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR), New York is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive intern for fall 2014 and spring 2015. Founded in 2007, HFR is an Influential Arts and Entertainment organization that engages audiences and aligns brand partners with emerging […]
Macy’s Internship 2015: Nine Learn While You Earn Options
Interested in the retail business but not sure if it’s a good fit for you? Why not test drive a career in retail? Department stores like Macy’s offer a range of summer internship programs that allow students to explore the industry and learn more about various aspects of running a major retail business. As an […]
HBCU Hackathons: Black Founders Highlight Tech Industry
Founded in 2011, Black Founders is an organization dedicated to promote diversity in the technology industry and is focused on increasing black tech entrepreneurship. By the means of hackathons entitled HBCUHacks, they provide African-American college students interested in technology, design, and engineering an opportunity to take their ideas to the next level. At Hackathons, students […]
White House Internship: Submit your Application for Spring 2015
Nothing compares with the White House Internship program where you can actually witness the daily grind in the White House and gain valuable experience which can help you in your future career. The road to the White House is not an easy one, as there are many vying for this opportunity. The internships are unpaid […]