Black/African American

Information and resources for those who identify as Black / African American.

The following resources are curated specifically to assist students who identify as Black to explore their interests, find opportunities that best suit their needs and desires, and attain the goals they set for themselves.

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Stanback Fellowship Program: Fall 2022 Information Sessions

The Stanback Fellowship Program is a partnership between the Nicholas School of the Environment and non-profit environmental organizations. The purpose of the program is to provide students with significant project-based learning experiences in energy, conservation, advocacy, policy, research and applied resource management. 

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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Lessons on Leadership and Community from 25 Leaders of Color

by Darren Isom,, Cora Daniels, & Britt Savage

September 15, 2022

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The specific attributes that leaders of color bring can be the key to unlocking great leadership — for everyone. To better understand the relationship between leadership …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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Don’t find a job, find a mission | Celeste Headlee | TEDxAugusta

“Dream jobs don’t exist” says Celeste Headlee, who instead encourages folks to find a mission not a job. Listen to her entire TEDx talk below! 

To keep the conversation going feel free to reference the Know Yourself activities and guidance of …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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12 Must-Have Experiences At Duke  

The Discovery & Exploration Career Community is ready for another awesome academic year! Our team cannot wait to welcome students back to campus and continue our work of curating relevant and inspiring content that encourages growth, exploration, and renewed reflection. …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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Managing Yourself | Succeed in New Situations

“For most of the executives and students I coach, the difficulty isn’t in understanding how to introduce themselves, ask questions, or recall names. It is in fighting natural biases against social risk and changing lifelong habits. Real progress comes only through mindful reflection and practice. Be patient but committed, and remember that as you become more confident with introductions, names, and questions, you’ll set yourself up to be more proactive and effective at all the other skills required to be a successful newcomer at any event, office, or organization.” – Keith Rollag, Associate Professor at Babson College

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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2020 Hollywood Diversity Report:  Film
2020 Hollywood Diversity Report: A different story behind the scenes
Film roles were more plentiful for women and people of …
Hollywood Diversity Report 2020:  Television
Diversity improves among TV actors, but executives still overwhelmingly white and male UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report suggests the industry must …
The Getty Foundation

Aims to encourage greater diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts, the program funds internships at …

The LAGRANT Foundation

Goal is to open the proverbial door for minorities by providing the necessary resources and tools not commonly available to …

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