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 Leader Spotlight: Nia Johnson

The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development sat down with Nia Johnson, a senior at Binghamton University who identifies as a student of color. She is a talented and involved campus leader with a lot of insights and advice. …

By Stephanie Ramirez-Cisneros
Stephanie Ramirez-Cisneros Senior Peer Consultant
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Student Leader Spotlight: Elidenya Peña

The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development sat down with Elidenya Peña, a first-generation student triple majoring in Biology, Africana Studies, and Public Health. She aims to obtain a Ph.D. in Epidemiology specializing in Women’s Health and Cancer! Please …

By Yaleza Fernandez
Yaleza Fernandez
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Highlighting B-First, a Mentoring Network for First-Generation College Students!

Marissa Zelman, first-generation Binghamton alumna, Associate Director of the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program at Binghamton University, and Chair of the BFirst Committee, sheds some light on what it means to be first-gen and invites you to join BFirst, …

By Yaleza Fernandez
Yaleza Fernandez
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The Co-Curricular Transcript: The Hidden Gem of B-Engaged

Practically the minute you step foot on Binghamton University’s campus, you hear about B-Engaged. The B-Engaged platform, a one-stop shop for getting involved, is typically associated with events, clubs and “what’s happening on campus.” The website allows you to join …

By Lexie Avery, MS '15
Lexie Avery, MS '15 Senior Associate Director, Student Engagement and Career Readiness
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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
Fall International Student Career Success Series: Sept. 14-16, 2022

Every semester, the Fleishman Center works with International Student and …

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

The Graduate School, in partnership with other Binghamton University resources, has put together a series of workshops and programs to …

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