Finding Fellowships for Graduate Students

There are two types of fellowships for graduate students portable and institutional. While institutional fellowships requires students to study in the approved school, portable fellowships allow more flexibility for students as they can choose the institution they want to attend …

By Ozzy Girit Heck (Ph.D.)
Ozzy Girit Heck (Ph.D.) Career Success Program Specialist
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How Invesco’s Veronica Castillo Lifts Up Latinx Professionals at Work and in Her Community

Veronica Castillo is quick to point out that growing up, she was not fed by a silver spoon.

“My parents are of Mexican descent,” she explains. “My mom raised me as a single mom and migrant farm worker. We had …

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Intern Spotlight: Luis Ramón, Explore Intern at Microsoft

Introducing incoming third-year computer science major, Luis Ramón! Luis is spending his summer as an Explore Intern at the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, WA, working in software engineering and product management. We asked Luis some questions about his internship experience …

By Valerie Stracquadanio
Valerie Stracquadanio Senior Experience Consultants
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From Teaching to Tech and Thriving Post-Layoff with Maideli Garcia

In this episode, I chat with Maideli Garcia, a financial educator and former teacher who transitioned to the tech sector by leveraging her transferable skills. Maideli shares how she knew it was time to transition careers, the steps she took …

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Showing Up As Your Authentic Self in Professional Settings

This week we have an amazing guest speaker, Tareka Wheeler, PMP the Founder & CEO of T. Wheeler Strategic Solutions, LLC. We’re discussing how you can show up as your authentic self in professional settings, plus so much more. A …

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Celebrating Black Excellence in the Workplace: A Conversation With Leaders From Zoom

Tune into this compelling panel discussion with three Black Zoomies as they share their insights, experiences, and strategies for amplifying and celebrating their Black excellence in the workplace. Engage in a thought-provoking conversation that explores the importance of diversity, equity, …

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Is Grad School for Me? Demystifying Process for First-Gen BIPOC Students

Grad school can take a toll on mental and physical health, particularly for women of color. Yet there is no denying that it can also play a role in advancing economic mobility. That’s why this episode is all about the …

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Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Toulon ’12, MSW ’14

Meet Jeremy Toulon, a two-time Binghamton alumnus and the Director of Student Transition and Success here at Binghamton University! Learn about his career path and how he found his passion for working in higher education.

Director for Student Transition and …

By Valerie Stracquadanio
Valerie Stracquadanio Senior Experience Consultants
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10 Ways To Advance Your Career Development This Summer!

We’ve been waiting for it all year, and summer is finally almost here! While it’s the perfect time to unwind, relax, and soak up the sun, it’s also a great opportunity to think about your career development without the distractions …

By Valerie Stracquadanio
Valerie Stracquadanio Senior Experience Consultants
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Empowering Black and Latina Women Through Financial Independence

Today’s episode is another Financial Literacy Month conversation, this time with Money Coach Aqura Nicholson. Earning more money doesn’t automatically mean you know how to manage more money. This is something that both Aqura and I had to learn the …

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SAB Student Spotlight: Lesly-Hannah Gutierrez

Lesly-Hannah is a Senior at Binghamton University. She is involved with the multicultural community on campus through various organizations including the Lambda Zeta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated and the Haitian American Student Association, both of which she …

By Stephanie Ramirez-Cisneros
Stephanie Ramirez-Cisneros Senior Peer Consultant
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