Veterans

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
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Veteran Careers: Positive Traits Veterans Should Stress in Interviews

This is the last of three posts on veteran careers, based on an interview I conducted with branding expert Lida Citroën that I conducted earlier this year. In the two previous posts, I focused on Citroën’s comments on some of …

By Phil Stott - Firsthand
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Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

By Justin C. Pearson - Firsthand
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6 Ways to Incorporate Diversity in the Classroom

In an increasingly diverse and multicultural society, educators need to incorporate culturally responsive instruction across all levels in education. Teachers should include ethnic and cultural diversity, but also other forms such as religious, socioeconomic status, gender identity, language background, and …

By Anika Augustin
Anika Augustin
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Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Bill Lawrence, who spent 20 years as a combat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, relishes the “new car smell” of stepping into the cockpit of a brand-new jet. Like many veterans, Lawrence, who is now a chief information security …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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