NASA Internships are designed to provide hands-on training experiences to high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Students who get into these training programs are given the opportunities to do research, develop projects and learn more about operations, side-by-side NASA career professionals. There are also non-technical internships, where the students are given administrative duties in a […]
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.
McDonald’s, Harlem’s Fashion Row Launch HBCU Fashion Design Contest
Beverages and fashion collide as McDonald’s USA has joined forces with Harlem’s Fashion Row™ (HFR) to launch the 2014 McCafe Student Fashion Design Competition. Students from historically black colleges and universities nationwide in fashion design programs are encouraged to enter. Student designers must submit at least one sketch of a red carpet look inspired by […]
Microsoft Internship: 12 Weeks of Hands-On Experience for Minorities
College students put themselves at an advantage when they enter an internship program while they’re still completing their degrees. Employers often prefer applicants who not only excel in academic pursuits, but who also have work experiences by the time they graduate. For students who are majoring in computer-related courses and who would want to gain […]
3 Government Internships Offered By TMCF for Summer 2014
Each year, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) encourages students to join its Internship Programs which provide opportunities for students to gain practical experiences in work environments. These government internships are designed to expose the students in an environment where they will encounter real life situations and learn to deal with everyday challenges in the […]
Career Profile: How to Become an Actuary
If you’re wondering how to become an actuary you’re not alone. Unlike more familiar careers (to become a doctor you must go to medical school and complete a residency; to become a lawyer you must go to law school and pass the bar exam), the path toward a fulfilling career as an actuary isn’t as […]
Essence Magazine Summer 2014 Internships
It’s that time of year – winter break is almost over and it’s time to kick off the spring semester. While it’s easy to get distracted and focus on the here-and-now, this is also the time to start planning how you’ll spend your time off during the summer. It can be tempting to slip back […]
How Civic Entrepreneurs Optimize Collaboration
I am pretty sure you all have heard of the idiom “march to the beat of your own drum” a social life metaphor for being independent or individualized. But, how has this catechism distorted our personal views on the association of community in which has always been a collaborative effort? What has happened over the […]
Social Entrepreneurship: Creating Wealth in the Black Community
Entrepreneurship has always been apart of the African-America social construct; but never referred to as “Social Entrepreneurship” a concept steeped in creating social value. In order that we continue this legacy of creating value for others we have to look outside of our communities and see the bigger picture in terms of the causes that […]