First Generation/Low Income

Durham Success Summit Announces 2 New Programs

Derek Rhodes T’15, Founder & Executive Director

I’m so excited to announce that applications are now open for two, completely free programs at Durham Success Summit

Summit Scholars, presented by Fidelity Investments, is a rigorous 3-month accelerator that builds …

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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Find Your Campus Spot To Get Centered: Spots set aside for prayer and reflection on Duke’s campus

Whether you’re looking for a place to express your faith, or simply find a tranquil moment, here’s how to find the spot for you! – Stephen Schramm

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community
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How to get more out of your job search as a first-generation college graduate

Being a first-generation college graduate is an incredible accomplishment that is nothing short of life-changing. For some first-gen college grads, their circumstances might be that their parents immigrated from other countries and weren’t able to get a degree. For others, …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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A Hard ‘Soft’ Skill: Self-awareness is not evenly distributed.

Published in “Inside Higher Ed: Opinion Blog” by Matt Reed on July 18, 2022 

Friday’s Inside Higher Ed featured a thoughtful piece about a survey that measured how various “soft skills” are valued by employers. It’s well worth the read, though the soft …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community
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2023 Citi Sophomore Leadership Program Application Open!

Citi’s 2023 Early ID (EID) Program Application is now live until December 13. The Early ID program includes intensive interview preparation, one-on-one mentorship, best-in-class training and webinars to include technical and soft skills training and an accelerated opportunity to interview …

By Grace Athy
Grace Athy Assistant Director, Career Services
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Careers on Air: First-Generation Students at Google

In this on-demand session from Careers on Air with Google, you can sign up to learn more about First-Generation Students …

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