Now Open! – 2024 Summer Internship Award Application

The Summer Internship Award Program through Career & Professional Development is now live and ready for applicants! The Summer Internship Award Program is designed to increase the ability for undergraduate students to participate in internship opportunities that are unpaid. Internships …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Senior Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development
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IBM’s Neurodiversity Advancement Initiative Supports Employees Revealing Their Authentic Self in the Workplace

In this episode of Work in Progress, I’m joined by Nat Lyckowski, the global neurodiversity advancement leader for tech giant IBM.

“Neurodiversity is a concept to respect and accept neurological differences as a natural part of human variation. Just like …

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Creating a Safe Space for Neurodivergent Teammates and Allies at CallRail

At CallRail, Divergent Minds is an Employee Resource Group (ERG) dedicated to providing resources, education, and support for people who identify as neurodivergent and their allies.

The ERG was founded in early 2023 by just a few team members. By …

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Inside Autism Acceptance in the Workplace with 20+ Companies

Only 22% of autistic adults are in any kind of employment according to the National Autistic Society. This statistic clearly represents the strides we still need to make to improve autism and wider neurodivergent acceptance in the workplace.

Embracing autism …

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How to Get Focused and Follow Through When You Have ADHD

Are you struggling to get focused and stay on task? Do you frequently find yourself starting new projects but never following through on them? If you have ADHD, you’re not alone. Being neurodivergent can make it difficult to concentrate and …

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The Ultimate Guide to Negotiating Your Salary (Korbel MA Students)

By Cheryl Wagemann, moneygeek.com

Though there are some things in life you can’t negotiate — like your tax bracket or the inflation rate — your salary isn’t one of them. Negotiation is a standard part of the hiring process when you’re starting …

By Korbel Careers
Korbel Careers
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40 People to Follow on LinkedIn (Korbel MA Students)

Originally posted on LinkedIn by Nick Martin, CEO at TechChange.

Here are 40 PEOPLE TO FOLLOW who post regular job updates and career resources on LinkedIn.1. Craig Zelizer: social impact jobs + career coaching2. Mandy Van Deven: feminist/rights-based philanthropy …

By Korbel Careers
Korbel Careers
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4 Tips for Managing Social Anxiety Disorder at Work

Work can be stressful no matter if you suffer from a mental health disorder or not. But if you’re someone who does deal with a mental health issue—such as social anxiety disorder—working can be extremely difficult, to say the least.

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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 …

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Career & Professional Development Launches Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Plan

*Updated December 2021

The diversity, equity & inclusion strategic plan for Career & Professional Development ensures our services meet the unique needs of all stakeholder groups. In alignment with the unifying philosophy recently outlined by the Office for Diversity, Equity …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development
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How to react when an employee discloses a disability

This article appeared originally in Fast Company.

One time in a job interview, the hiring manager asked me to tell them about myself. “Tell me about yourself” always feels like a loaded question. What, and how much, am I supposed …

By Haley Moss
Haley Moss
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