Event Recap: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Networking Exchange

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Center for Career and Professional Development hosted “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Networking Exchange” on Tuesday, March 30th for students and alums to virtually engage with industry professionals from varied organizations to discuss new …

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development Helen Boyke
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Event Recap: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in The Workplace

The Center for Career and Professional Development hosted “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion In The Workplace” forum where alumni and company representatives gather for a meaningful conversation on the progress that has been made towards a more equitable work environment and …

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development Helen Boyke
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SHU ALUMNI “VIRTUAL” CAREER DAY

On Wednesday April 29, the Center for Career and Professional Development in partnership with Alumni Relations hosted SHU Alumni “Virtual” Career Day. The all day program was filled with sessions hosted by alumni from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Each …

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development Helen Boyke
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Spring 2020 Virtual Career Fair Recap

On Wednesday, April 22 2020, the SHU Center for Career & Professional Development hosted their inaugural Virtual Career & Internship Fair! In all, 25 organizations participated along with over 180+ students and alumni.  Utilizing the recruitment software, Brazen – students were …

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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How This College Student Built And Funded A Revolutionary App For The Autistic And Disabled Community

View this article that Forbes published about Sacred Heart alum, Juliana Fetherman (’18), Founder & CEO of Making Authentic Friendships (MAF), an interactive web-based application that enables individuals with special needs to make friends based on age, diagnosis, common interests …

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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How to Request a Workplace Accommodation for Your Disability

If you have a disability, you may know that you have the right to reasonable accommodation in the workplace—and that Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) backs you up. But it can be intimidating to ask for …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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5 Steps to Disclosing an Invisible Disability at Work

Once upon a time, I had a high-level job at a national magazine. I was up for a promotion to editor-in-chief and was invited to lunch with the company’s VP. He was a tall guy with legs as long as …

By Dibs Baer - The Muse
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What I’ve Learned First-Hand About Getting Ahead at Work With a Speech Impediment

“Did you forget your name?” someone asked me at a networking event for marketing professionals a few years ago after it took me almost a minute to say it.

“No, I stutter,” I politely replied.

“Oh my gosh. I’m so …

By Samuel Dunsiger - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Springboard and Affirm Partner to Make Education More Accessible

Springboard is on a mission to change lives by helping people find fulfilling, high-paying jobs. Many of our more than 7,000 graduates have broken out of their socioeconomic class, defying the odds to succeed in the technology sector.

We know …

By T.J. DeGroat - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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