First Year

Gender Neutral Interview Attire and Business Clothing

BY ALISON DOYLE in The Balance Careers

If your day-to-day attire doesn’t conform to a traditional gender norm, your interview clothing doesn’t have to either. In this day and age, there should be no position that requires you to dress in …

By Megan Wilson (she/her)
Megan Wilson (she/her) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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Nonprofit Spotlight: Democracy NC

Our Mission

Democracy North Carolina is a nonpartisan organization that uses research, organizing, and advocacy to increase voter participation, reduce the influence of big money in politics and achieve a government that is truly of the people, by the people …

By Nicole Mitchell (she/her)
Nicole Mitchell (she/her) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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Virtual Volunteering | A New Way to Lend a Helping Hand

This article was originally published in the Idealistas Blog on June 25, 2021.

COVID-19 transformed everything, including the way we manage our daily activities and livelihood. We were forced to reprogram our daily lives and achieve personal goals with limited …

By Nicole Mitchell (she/her)
Nicole Mitchell (she/her) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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‘We are tenacious’: The first-generation, low-income student experience at Duke

By Shannon Fang in the Duke Chronicle

What does it mean to be a first-generation, low-income student at Duke? Many feel anomalous, hidden and two steps behind. But more overwhelmingly, members of the first-generation, low-income community say they are tenacious, …

By Megan Wilson (she/her)
Megan Wilson (she/her) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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I’m First

Check out video stories from first-gen students, read student blogs and discover colleges that have special programs to support their first-gen students. We feature YouTube video testimonials from first-gen students and graduates from across the country. Watch some below or …

By Megan Wilson (she/her)
Megan Wilson (she/her) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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Career Readiness Resources

What’s Career Got To Do With It? Podcast

A much-loved podcast brought to you by four Career Center team members who hope to provide a space for honest …

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