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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2022 edition of pitch: A Competition for Black Founders

Win prize money, engage with investors, connect with Black entrepreneurs. The 2022 edition of pitch: A Competition for Black Founders is accepting applications through January 31.

Apply: blackstudentpitch.com

Make plans now to join us on April 8, 2022 for pitch: …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center Greg Victory (he/him/his)
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Princeton University Press (PUP) Publishing Fellowship

The second cycle of the Princeton University Press (PUP) Publishing Fellowship is open from January 7 until January 31, 2022. The position is for undergraduate students and alums from any academic background.

The Publishing Fellowship is full-time, salaried and includes benefits, including …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services Laura Coutts (she/her)
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Learning the Lingo Beyond Academia

In the first few weeks/months of a grad program, you’re inundated with new concepts and vocabulary – what discipline-specific language should you know? What research tools will you be using? What are some respected journals in this field?

If you’re …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services Laura Coutts (she/her)
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Environmental Protection Agency Hiring Events

Between January 15th and February 1st, 2022, EPA is hosting nation-wide hiring outreach events for Native and/or Indigenous Students and Recent Graduates; Black and/or African-American Students and Recent Graduates; Latine and/or Hispanic Students or Recent Graduates; and Asian-American and/or Pacific …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services Christina Plante
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Energy Data Analytics Ph.D. Student Fellows

Supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Energy Data Analytics Ph.D. Student Fellows program at Duke University readies emerging scholars to apply cutting-edge data science techniques to energy challenges.

The program is open to doctoral students at Duke University, North Carolina A&T State University, North …

By Rachel Coleman (she/hers)
Rachel Coleman (she/hers) Director, Career Development and Education Rachel Coleman (she/hers)
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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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