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. 

11 Companies Where LGBTQ Equality Lasts Beyond Pride Month

For LGBTQ employees, true workplace equality can still be difficult to find. And as a job seeker, you want to know if a prospective employer will have your best interests at heart. So how can you tell if a company backs …

By Alicia Hibbard
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These Are The Top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly Companies

June is Pride Month. And as celebrations and parties happen throughout the country to celebrate members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQA+) community and their right to love, it’s important to remember the various forms of discrimination that they …

By Alissa Strong
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Student Spotlight: Aneesa

Meet Aneesa Addarich!

Pronouns: she/her

Major: Human Development with a minor in Immigration Studies

Hometown: Yonkers, New York

What are your involvements (on campus, off campus, abroad, etc.)?

I am a first generation college student so I am a member …

By Maya Tierney
Maya Tierney Student Director of Programming, Senior Peer Consutant Maya Tierney
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12 Companies Ramping Up Their Diversity & Inclusion Efforts

Is working for a company that values diversity and inclusion is important to you? Consider applying to companies that are pushing the envelope with their diversity initiatives. Read full article and view the list:  https://www.glassdoor.com/employers/blog/inspiration-for-ramping-up-diversity-inclusion-efforts/

By Alissa Strong
Alissa Strong Sr. Asst. Director, Technology Innovation & Marketing Alissa Strong
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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. 14-17, 2021

Every semester the Fleishman Center works with ISSS, Watson Career …

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

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