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BIPOC

The Gordon Career Center is dedicated to supporting and celebrating all facets of a student’s identity. Explore this page to find information, resources, and opportunities specific to BIPOC students and alumni.

Breaking into Hollywood as a Black, Trans, Queer founder

Tye-Leigha Hagood (they/them) – or Tye for short – is a Black Trans Queer filmmaker, passionate about the revolutionary act of telling LBGTQ+ stories on a mainstream level.

Tye found their passion for film early in childhood, writing their first screenplay in …

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Use The Job, Don’t Let The Job Use You

In this episode, we’ve got a special guest, and guess who? It’s none other than my hubby and co-founder, Darius Strickland! Darius has had quite the journey in athletic administration, breaking barriers as an African American male in White male …

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How to Figure Out Your Salary Range

In this week’s episode, we’re discussing how to determine your salary requirements. Whether you’re pursuing a career in the public sector, private industry, or aiming for a federal job, understanding how to determine your salary range is crucial.

Here’s what …

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How – And Why – To Negotiate

You’ve just finished a long job search. You wrote and rewrote your resume, went through rounds of interviews, and, finally, you got an offer!

However, there’s one more important step to consider before you finish your job search – and it’s …

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Understanding Your Job Offer – It’s Not Just About the Salary

One of the most common mistakes we see early-career professionals make when negotiating is focusing too singularly on base salary. While it’s an important part of your compensation (and very likely one you should negotiate!) – there are many other …

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Featured Resources

The Miseducation of the Underrepresented Job Seeker

Jennifer Tardy’s free guide, downloadable below contains information to empower historically underrepresented job seekers on:

Tips & Insights to transform …

Career Advice Guide For Underrepresented Populations

This guide includes tips, time-saver exercises, and expert advice on how to be a top-notch candidate as a Black, Latinx, …

National Urban League Job Network

The Urban League Job Network is backed by the National Urban League and is dedicated to helping diverse students find …

African American Professional Associations

Compilation of links to the leading African American professional associations, many with career and job sites of their own, collected …

This episode is all about grad school and what you need to succeed! Dr. Des goes into some tips on …

In this episode, Gregory Tall, a professional coach and communicator, speaks directly to people of color about what it means …

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