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Abbott’s ‘Shaping the Future of STEM’ Podcast

For more than 130 years, Abbott has changed the world by creating new products and technologies in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Now, Abbott is changing the face of careers in STEM.

How this top employer is changing the face of science, technology, engineering, and math careers is highlighted in a new six-part podcast called “Shaping the Future of STEM.” The podcast addresses essential issues for students interested in pursuing STEM careers, as well as anyone interested in learning how the face of …

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Don’t miss out on the Spencer Educational Foundation Scholarships!

Spencer’s Scholarship application for 2022-23 will go live October 1st, with a deadline of January 31st, 2022. Spencer awards undergraduate, graduate and PhD scholarships to students who wish to pursue careers in Risk Management and Insurance.

For more information, visit: https://www.spencered.org/scholarships.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Top Vault Consulting Firms Discuss Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are not simply talking points at all-company meetings; they are requirements for the modern workplace. A company can’t reach its potential unless a wide array of perspectives are heard and employees with those differing perspectives are made to feel welcome as their whole selves. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities are just some of the voices that companies are trying to do better about hearing, and it’s more and more common to see …

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A Day in the Life: In-House Grant Writer

This is the day in the life of a fictional grant writer who works for a $5 million regional nonprofit organization with a mission to expand respite care services for families with mentally ill children.

9:00 a.m. : Come into the office, turn on the computer in your cubicle, and scan your e-mail. The executive director has sent a message asking for the latest stock report for a well-known retail company. He is meeting tomorrow with the company’s owner, who has …

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8 Entry-Level Roles to Break Into the Technology Industry

Tech is an ever-changing field responsible for many of the newest innovations we use every day—making it an exciting industry to work in. And even though people often assume that entering the tech industry as an entry-level candidate requires a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) degree or strong computer coding skills, that’s not the case.

Although STEM degrees are highly valued for certain roles within tech, technology companies typically also have plenty of jobs that don’t require a computer …

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Boston Women in Finance has a scholarship! Deadline is October 15th

Boston Women in Finance (BWF) is thrilled to announce the launch of its inaugural BWF Inspire Scholarship. BWF is committed to providing minority women the opportunity to succeed in the business world. The goal of this scholarship is to inspire, motivate, support, and elevate these women in their pursuit of a career in the financial industry. We will be selecting three recipients for the scholarship in November 2021. Applications are due October 15, 2021.

Boston Women in Finance is a …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Become a member of Society of Actuaries FOR FREE!

Wherever you are in your journey to becoming an actuary, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) wants you to be ready to take the next step. That’s why they’ve created the new free Affiliate Membership starting this October. When you join, you’ll get access to a treasure trove of resources, like help with networking.

As an Affiliate Member, you can connect with others who’ve taken the same journey or are facing the same challenges. Whether you’re a student who’s just starting …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Boston Women in Finance (BWF) Inspire Scholarship – Apply by 10/15!

Boston Women in Finance (BWF) is a professional women’s group dedicated to bringing together a diverse community of accomplished women with financial backgrounds, experience, and industry interests, to network, collaborate, and inspire. Its membership is a powerful community of women leaders, innovators, and influencers that include executives from PNC Bank, MindWise Innovations, Granite Telecommunications, Boston Partners Global Investors, and The CFO Leadership Council among other organizations.

BWF has just announced the launch of its inaugural BWF Inspire Scholarship! BWF is …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Want a Sustainable Career?

Hey Falcons! Our generation has grown up with many more conversations regarding sustainability, “Going Green”, and making choices in both our personal lives and careers that will not only benefit ourselves but also the planet. As many of you are applying and interviewing for positions, think about your passions and your beliefs surrounding corporate responsibility as it relates to our environment. There are now SO many jobs surrounding sustainability. To gain an understanding and learn about high-paying and fulfilling career …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Get a Job in Fintech!

Fintech is an exciting field to go into. The combination of finance and technology in these roles allows many individuals to make a difference in the financial landscape, which is rapidly changing! As more companies incorporate smartphone banking and cryptocurrency into their financial services, Fintech careers will become more popular and relevant than ever before. To learn more about the developing Fintech industry, watch this TedTalk.

We have many resources on CareerEdge to help you get a job in this …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Alyssa Hammond
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