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. 

Use The Job, Don’t Let The Job Use You

In this episode, we’ve got a special guest, and guess who? It’s none other than my hubby and co-founder, Darius Strickland! Darius has had quite the journey in athletic administration, breaking barriers as an African American male in White male …

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Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Program Opportunities!

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) is an organization that hosts various programs focusing on recruiting and training undergraduate students for coveted roles across many industries. They have multiple programs including SEO Career, SEO Tech Developer, and SEO Law. Applications are …

By Alexandria Mavila
Alexandria Mavila Senior Peer Consultant
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Student Spotlight: Inez Williams of the Caribbean Student Association

With a small multicultural community in Binghamton University, a predominantly white institution, it is important for there to be safe spaces for students of color. Dedicated to the theme, “One Love,” the Caribbean Student Association, founded in 1977, strives to …

By Stephanie Ramirez-Cisneros
Stephanie Ramirez-Cisneros Senior Peer Consultant
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Student Organization Highlight: Charles Drew Minority Pre-Health Society

November is Career Development Month and the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development interviewed the Charles Drew Pre-Health Society.

1. What does professional development look like for you? How may have this changed over time?

Professional development is about …

By Alexandria Mavila
Alexandria Mavila Senior Peer Consultant
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Featured Resources

Big Interview

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