DACA

This community is meant to provide information and resources to help you navigate your career development as a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) student. We are here to support you and answer your questions throughout your job or internship search.  Feel free to browse the Fleishman Center resources to educate yourself about your rights.

Resources for Students General Immigrants Rising Immigrants Rising provides resources and support for undocumented young people to help them get an education, pursue careers, and build a brighter future for themselves and their community. United We Dream United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led community in the country. This organization creates welcoming spaces for young people – regardless of immigration status – to support, engage, and empower them to make their voice heard. Informed Immigrant Informed Immigrant is a digital hub and offline network offering the most up-to-date and accessible information and guidance for the undocumented immigrant community. Scholarships & Education Scholarships.com: Undocumented/TPS/DACA Scholarships Find and apply to scholarships for undocumented students. National Immigration Law Center Tooklit: Access to Post-Secondary Education Resources related to financial aid and scholarships for students regardless of immigration status My Undocumented Life My Undocumented Life provides information and resources to undocumented students, their families, and allies. The resource contains scholarship opportunities open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system while undocumented, information on how to apply for DACA, and more. Career/Business/Entrepreneurial Resources Venturize Venturize offers unbiased education and resources about small business loans, retirement and healthcare to empower entrepreneurs to make the best financial decisions for their business UndocHustle As proven resilient and creative risk-takers, immigrants already have a strong foundation for a transition into income-generating freelance and entrepreneurial activities. UndocuHustle shows you how to leverage your skills, knowledge and experience to generate income through contracting or business start-up opportunities.   Resources for Faculty and Staff 10 Ways to Support Undocumented Students Resources and support help undocumented youth get an education, pursue careers, and build a future for themselves and their community Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth Tips for Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) Research-informed information to offer examples of resources that educators, parents, advocates, administrators, and other concerned parties may find helpful UWD #HereToStay Toolkit for Educators Designed to help undocumented students and educator allies work with institutions to increase resources and support systems for undocumented students

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Intern with Education Housing Services for experience and free NYC housing

Educational Housing Services is offering a summer internship opportunity in New York City!

The intern will work directly with EHS’ marketing department on social media and brand awareness initiatives and campaigns.  

The internship dates are May 27, 2023-August 12, 2023 …

By Lindsey Murtland
Lindsey Murtland Senior Associate Director of Employer Engagement and Partnerships
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More Than a Resume: What are intangibles and why do they matter?

Intangibles set you apart, they make you unique. They are your “special sauce”. Some examples of intangibles include: personality, first impressions, etiquette, and energy.

Humans are simply hiring humans they want to work with. Intangibles are often the deciding factor …

By Lindsey Murtland
Lindsey Murtland Senior Associate Director of Employer Engagement and Partnerships
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First Generation Alumni Feature: Jessica Samboy

First Generation Alumni Feature: Jessica Samboy ’08, MSW ’10

The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development spoke with Jessica Samboy, a first-generation/ EOP Alumni from the College of Community and Public Affairs. She is an Integrative Wellness Coach and …

By Yaleza Fernandez
Yaleza Fernandez
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Gaining Experience as a TRIO Mentor

Outside of classes, it is essential to get involved on campus by seeking opportunities that enhance your leadership skills. As a Human Development major, I have always been passionate about giving back to my community by fostering relationships with organizations …

By Yaleza Fernandez
Yaleza Fernandez
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