Black leaders share their advice on how to help Black Americans succeed

In celebration of Black History Month, this article, from CNBC features weekly stories from CNBC contributors and members of the Financial Wellness Council, including the lessons they’ve learned growing up, their advice to Black youth, their inspirations and how they …

By Shivika Churiwalla
Shivika Churiwalla Peer Fellow: Financial Services, Consulting, & Business
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13 Black Marketing and Sales Thought Leaders You Should Know

If you’re thinking about a career in Marketing or Sales, it is important to stay connected with thought leaders within the industry. Whether you listen to their podcasts, follow them on LinkedIn, or sign up for newsletters, you will receive …

By David Snider
David Snider Assistant Director - Marketing, Sales, & Communication Career Community
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Alumni Spotlight: Alfonso Henderson ’15

Alfonso Henderson graduated in 2015 with a Political Science degree and a minor in Anthropology and Sociology. Since then, Alfonso received his MSW from Boston College School of Social Work and now works as the Clinical Director at The Dimock …

By Jess Spitzer
Jess Spitzer
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Career Exploration Conference

It’s back! This was one of the Knowlton Center’s largest events back in 2020 (before you know what!). We are pleased to announce that we are able to host this again. We have over 25 alumni and upperclassmen willing to …

By Michele Doran
Michele Doran Senior Associate Director, Career Exploration
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Alumni Spotlight: Heaven Wade ’21

As a Black biochemistry major herself, Wade wanted to see more Black and brown students in her cohort.  So Wade took the initiative to organize and co-found a new student organization, BLASS: the Black, Latinx, and Asian Science Society. The …

By Kati Bear
Kati Bear
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Black Professional Associations: Marketing, Sales, & Communication

Professional associations offer a unique way to connect with others in your industry, stay up-to-date on current industry news and trends, and find support to help you grow as a professional. Typically, by joining a professional association, you gain access …

By David Snider
David Snider Assistant Director - Marketing, Sales, & Communication Career Community
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JPMorgan Chase: Advancing Black Pathways

JP Morgan Chase’s initiative Advancing Black Pathways is focused on helping the Black community chart stronger paths towards economic success and empowerment. This initiative includes programs for students to explore various career options at JPMorgan and hear from Black leaders …

By Leslie Hoover
Leslie Hoover Associate Director
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Black Professional Organizations: Nonprofit, Education, & Government

I often hear students ask what the point is of joining a professional organization, affinity group, or industry membership. Professional groups are a great way to build community, support, and mentorship in your fields of interest–they can provide excellent, up-to-date …

By Anneke Mason
Anneke Mason Senior Associate Director
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Black Public Relations Pioneers

In honor of the start of Black History Month, take some time to learn about some of the pioneers of the public relations industry.  Did you know that the first female Anglican bishop, Barbara Harris, also enjoyed a long career …

By David Snider
David Snider Assistant Director - Marketing, Sales, & Communication Career Community
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Leslie’s Picks: Events, Jobs, & Internships Week of 1/31

Every week, Leslie’s Picks brings you highlighted jobs, internships, and events that I want to draw extra attention to for students in the Financial Services, Consulting & Business Career Community. Check out this week’s spotlights below!

Events:

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By Leslie Hoover
Leslie Hoover Associate Director
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