Student of Color

The Fleishman Center recognizes the historic challenges encountered by students of color at predominantly white institutions. This affinity group provides a space for students of color to connect with alumni, faculty, staff, and peers to create a strong network, share experiences, and be informed about events that empower your career success. We have a variety of resources for Black, Hispanic and Latinx, Native American and Indigenous Peoples, Asian and Pacific Islanders, and biracial students.  Explore events and articles that speak to your identity.    

How Women of Color Get to Senior Management

This article was written by Cindy Pace, Ed.D., is a global talent and diversity leader, lecturer, and adjunct professor of organizational leadership with 20 years of professional corporate experience working in financial services, health care, and biopharmaceuticals. Read the full …

By Erin Wise
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3 Ways Structural Racism Could Be Hurting You at Work—and How to Navigate Them

I thought it was a good meeting. Productive. Engaging. Kinetic. Crammed in a windowless conference room with fifteen of my colleagues and my dog to boot, we reshaped a proposed idea into a fully fleshed-out project plan by identifying its …

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Here’s How Unconscious Racial Bias Can Creep Into Recommendation Letters—and How You Can Avoid It

Got a great student, junior scholar, or former employee who is a person of color (POC)? Planning to write them a super letter of reference? That’s great. Remember that letters of reference can make or break a candidate’s application for …

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Black Women Describe Navigating Race and Gender in the Workplace

Author Maura Cheeks along with Professor Elizabeth Morrison, Vice Dean of Faculty at NYU,  interviewed “10 women of color in order to understand the challenges they face in the workplace, how they cope with those challenges, and how those coping …

By Alicia Hibbard
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Featured Resources

The Miseducation of the Underrepresented Job Seeker

Jennifer Tardy’s free guide, downloadable below contains information to empower historically underrepresented job seekers on:

Tips & Insights to transform …

Career Advice Guide For Underrepresented Populations

This guide includes tips, time-saver exercises, and expert advice on how to be a top-notch candidate as a Black, Latinx, …

This episode of the Young Black and Professional Podcast features Attorney Jessica Tehlirian, a Personal Injury Trial Lawyer in Atlanta, …

Join this insightful Q&A session with your host Kimberly and Career Masterclass on how to make the best power moves …

African American Professional Associations

Compilation of links to the leading African American professional associations, many with career and job sites of their own, collected …

National Urban League Job Network

The Urban League Job Network is backed by the National Urban League and is dedicated to helping diverse students find …

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