Students of Color

Welcome!  This community is space for Students of Color to access Career Center services and University support.  You will find job search resources, ways to connect with on-campus groups, and strategies for identifying employers who respect and affirm people of all identities and orientation.  These resources compliment the information provided in the Career Communities, where you will find resources for specific industries and areas of study.

To discuss or share additional resources for this affinity group, please contact Carol Balk at carol.balk@pitt.edu.

Here’s How to Have Your *Best* Target Interview

https://corporate.target.com/article/2022/04/interview-tips

We’ve got an incredible team, a growing business, and great pay and benefits — but no matter how you slice it, it’s always a great time to be on Team Target. And with you onboard, we’re only gonna get better. Whether …

By Lindsay Fera
Lindsay Fera Employment Development Specialist
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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Q&A: Internship and Career Prep Advice for Students of Color

There’s an unfortunate history (and continued issue) in the US of people of color getting passed over for jobs or promotions in the workplace simply because of the color of their skin. And thousands of people across the country face …

By Alexander Ball
Alexander Ball
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4 Tips for Minority Students Entering the Workforce

The U.S. Census Bureau projects that 57% of the U.S. population will consist of racially ethnic minorities by 2060. With this in mind, it is becoming increasingly crucial that workplaces provide adequate support for employees from different backgrounds.

Taking advantage …

By Alexander Ball
Alexander Ball
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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