Affinity Communities

Affinity groups are based on a shared identity or common goal to enhance community and networking among members of underserved student populations.  

Our intention with these pages is to:

  • Foster community and inclusion through mentors, allies, and peers

  • Advocate for programs and events to meet the needs of underserved student populations, such as: student-centered career consulting and events, our JCPenney Suite-Up event, Runway to Career Success Fashion Show, funds to support internships, Diversity Roundtables, Multicultural Career Fair Flip, and the B-Money Smart financial wellness programming

  • Increase awareness of marginalized group’s perspectives and concerns

*We recognize the intersectionality of individual identities and recommend that you join any affinity group that you identify with to connect to networks and explore helpful resources. 

Student Spotlight: Jonah Poueriet of Financial Literacy for the Youth

Financial literacy is an important aspect of one’s daily and professional life. While this topic is so important, many students and youth in general, are not taught about it or even come across its benefits until they start their adult …

By Stephanie Ramirez-Cisneros
Stephanie Ramirez-Cisneros Senior Peer Consultant
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Graduate School Search Tools

Are you interested in pursuing graduate education but don’t know where or how to start searching? Use the tools below!

(1) Peterson’s Grad School Search Tool: https://www.petersons.com/graduate-schools.aspx

Use this tool to find the school that is right for you. You …

By Alexandria Mavila
Alexandria Mavila Senior Peer Consultant
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Alumni Marisol Marcin on Founding the Lenguas Club

Binghamton University alumni Marisol Marcin is the founder and CEO of Lenguas Club. Lenguas Club strives to help students “speak the language they’re studying and make people more aware of the world through learning a new language.” Currently she is …

By Alexandria Mavila
Alexandria Mavila Senior Peer Consultant
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How Diverse Students, Grads Can Use Employee Resource Groups To Network Their Way Into A Job

Employee Resource Groups, also known as affinity groups or diversity groups, are voluntary, employee-led organizations within a company that focus on fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. These groups are typically formed around shared characteristics, such as race, ethnicity, gender, …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Featured Resources

Big Interview

Online interview practice platform that allows you to respond to interview questions through video.
Simply respond to interview questions through …

International Student Career Success Week

September 5–8 | Programs at noon daily

Join the Fleishman Career Center, International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), Watson Career and …

You have put a lot of time and effort into pursuing your PhD degree. Now it’s time to focus on …

LGBTQ Career Development Guide

Develop your career as an LGBTQ community member and learn how to market yourself to potential employers.

Rise First College Success Roadmap

Rise First’s College Success Roadmap is aimed to enable first-generation student success. With this roadmap, Rise First hopes to provide …

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