Diversity & Inclusion Resources

Diversity & Inclusion Resources

The Career Development Office is committed to not only embracing diversity but fostering the success of all students. In addition to personal advising appointments, the resources below are a starting point for members of our diverse community:

 General Diversity

The …

By Rayna Anderson-Crier
Rayna Anderson-Crier Associate Director, Career Education and Advising Rayna Anderson-Crier
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Seven Reasons Why Employers Should Hire International Graduates

Seven Reasons Why Employers Should Hire International Graduates


Nitin Agrawal is founder and CEO of Interstride

For a long time, the United States has led all other countries as the top destination for international students.

Our exceptional colleges and universities deserve a lot of credit, …

By Jessica Campbell
Jessica Campbell Director, Corporate and Employer Relations Jessica Campbell
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3 Powerful Networks You May Not Know You Have

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Even at the best of times, it’s natural to feel unsure of yourself when it comes to networking. You may be thinking, “I’ve reached out to my friends and colleagues, contacted my network on LinkedIn…but now what?”

In the current climate, it’s …

By Rayna Anderson-Crier
Rayna Anderson-Crier Associate Director, Career Education and Advising Rayna Anderson-Crier
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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

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You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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How to Start a Successful Business: 17 Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Stories

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One thing we can all agree on is that female entrepreneurs don’t get enough press — even the successful ones.

So let’s take a step toward changing that.

Here’s a guest post from Mary Fernandez, a visibility strategist who helps entrepreneurs …

By Jeff Haden
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5 Fortune 500 CEOs Who Served in the Military

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When it comes to transitioning from military service to civilian life, many veterans wonder how the experiences and skills they’ve developed will translate to a new career. We’ve explored this topic in-depth, with our series of articles distilled from our …

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Rice’s graduate entrepreneurship program again ranked No. 1 in US

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Rice and its Jones Graduate School of Business have the No. 1 graduate entrepreneurship program in the U.S., according to the 2021 rankings announced Nov. 17 by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. This marks the second consecutive year the …

By Jeff Falk
Jeff Falk
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How to Recognize & Conquer Unconscious Bias

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Everyone has some form of implicit or unconscious bias; we absorb received notions about race, class, gender, ability, ethnicity, and sexuality from a very young age. Implicit bias shows up in deep-down prejudices and stereotypical assumptions we don’t know we …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Reducing Personal Bias | Tips for Managers

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When we’re very young, our brains develop an ability to group and make strong distinctions between items. This quick and seamless categorization often occurs subconsciously; it’s a survival skill that enables us to distinguish safety from harm—food from poison. As …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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How to Exit an Organization Gracefully and Why It Matters

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The global pandemic has transformed our world of work. Millions of highly skilled nonprofit professionals are moving forward from the organizations that they once called their professional home. For some, the decision to exit is strategic and may have been …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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