Dear Graduate, I am writing this missive because it is important to pass along information that may help you avoid pitfalls including making choices that have unintended consequences. Unfortunately, when I completed my bachelors degree at Cheyney University no one provided me with a roadmap or a detailed outline. In retrospect, I would have benefited […]
Life After College: Getting Your First Job and More
There’s only one thing that beats the excitement of your HBCU college experience – and that’s graduation and life after college! But are you ready? There are so many decisions to make, from where to live to where to find the best job. HBCULifestyle can help you make a smooth transition, putting all the information you need in a one-stop online career shop.
Maybe you’ve just walked the stage, or are about to. Or perhaps your big day is off a few years, but you’re already thinking about what lies beyond. These are great reasons to think about your career. And HBCULifestyle has something for each phase. Our frequently updated internships list details ideal opportunities for those looking to get their feet wet in a field, while our career profiles section offers a day-in-the-life look at careers of interest, from experienced professionals. Looking to make money while you’re still in college? Check out our college entrepreneurs section.
You shouldn’t wait until after graduation to make career choices. With HBCU Lifestyle there’s no need to. Read our career articles and make the right choice for your future today.
Instead of leaving things to chance, you should determine your goals and make your best efforts to achieve them. Here are nine tips for recent graduates.
Hash tags, tweets, sharing posts and blogging promote products and services instantaneously. Historically Black College and University graduates continue to use their collegiate experience, network and social media—while building net worth. They have extended their marketing beyond print media by using platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Linked In. “The HBCU love is real on […]
Now that you have already graduated, here are some of the secrets that will help you have a successful post graduate job interview.
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, […]
Internship is an ideal way to bridge the gap between going to the school and landing at a great job. It helps you to gain relevant experience and decide if a particular career is a right choice for you. If you are ready to get started and have a passion for journalism, this vibe magazine […]
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 […]
Your resume should tell a story that is so clear and so compelling that readers will know right away whether or not they’d want to work with you.