Contributor Tokiwa T. Smith has compiled some of the best ways mentoring relationships assist in one’s professional development.
Your post-high school self is a new person, and this is your chance to expand your wings, especially when it comes to developing your social skills. Here are some pro tips on making new friends in college and developing your social skills in general.
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.
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 […]
If you are a person of African decent some of the best years of your life can be spent at a historically black college or university. HBCUs are a unique place of higher learning that feels much like a family as it feels like a school. I spent four years at a historically black university […]
Great things happen when you cultivate the contacts in your network. Collecting contact information is one thing. Leveraging the relationships you develop takes cultivation. That means communicating in a genuine, relevant way instead of worrying about the number of people in your phone or your social media followers. The key is to be thoughtful about […]
If you type the word “collaboration” into Google’s search engine you will get 177 million results. Although this may not surprise you since you are well versed in the big social collaborators of our time (I.e. Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn); it does however signal a change that could spread into HBCU’s. What messages can you […]
Associations or organizations exist for nearly every type of profession. These groups consist of people who work in the same field, for instance mechanical engineering or dentistry, and they offer their members several advantages. These include staying up to date on changes in your field of work and the ability to network and find a […]