General Professional Development

What Will You Build *Create *Launch *Test *Try Next Semester?

Want to turn your idea into a venture, create a product or service, or test a pilot? The Student Founder Program is a community of founders and future founders who come together in a non-competitive, supportive space to advance their …

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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Why Tech Companies Should Hire More Historians

Originally posted by Doug Priest on Medium.

What does history have to do with working in tech? How do you use your PhD in your current work? Does your PhD help you in your current job?

These are the most …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Spark Your Career! Coming January 10th!

Hey Class of 2025! Don’t miss out on a 1/2 day conference focused on your career readiness!

Save the date for Tuesday, January 10th (in the afternoon) for Spark Your Career!

Interactive sessions, great merch & food, professional headshots, alumni …

By Nicole Mitchell (she/her)
Nicole Mitchell (she/her) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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Oaktree’s Future Leaders Program

Please see the attached flyer for an educational program in finance for women and undergrads from under-represented backgrounds. If you are interested in a career in finance, this would be very valuable exposure to a very well-respected global investment firm. 

By Grace Athy
Grace Athy Assistant Director, Career Services
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Stop Chasing Purpose and Focus on Wellness | Chloe Hakim-Moore | TEDxMemphis

Through moving storytelling, transparent acknowledgement, and impactful reflections on the chase for purpose, Chloe Hakim-Moore’s TEDx Talk pulls back the curtain on the “quarter life crisis”.  Listen below to Chloe’s take on how prioritizing wellness can bring about the life-changes we seek. 

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community
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Lifelong Learning as a Tool for Building Your Career

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As technology and market demands evolve, so do project delivery methods. With a variety of methodologies on the market, knowing…

Concept Visualization

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If you want to convey abstract ideas and more straightforward concepts quickly and effectively, concept visualization is here to help.…

Ten Habits of Mentally Strong People

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Establishing Your Leadership Brand

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The Three Pillars of Effective Communication

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Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator Expert (MS-101) Cert Prep: 1 Plan and Implement Device Services

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Build a Successful Career in Project Management

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