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Celebrating the Class of 2024: ‘May the spirit of Brandeis guide us’

International Business School graduates reflect on their personal journeys, urged to build their careers through innovation and compassion

By Brian Messenger

It’s a day Djounia Saint-Fleurant, MBA’24 will never forget.

On June 27, 2022, the Fulbright scholar enrolled at Brandeis …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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Want to Become a Tech Leader? This Executive Director Says: “Always Invest in Yourself”

How does the girl next door become a passionate tech leader? If you ask Angela Smith, the journey begins with an innate, relentless need to know how the world works. Growing up, Smith was quick to ask questions like “How …

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Show Them Better Than You Can Tell Them

This week we are talking with Alex Tsado, who has made major waves in the world of Artificial Intelligence & Business! He operates at the intersection of disruptive technology, community economics, and historical regenerative philosophies, as they apply to the future of the …

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Empowering Black and Latina Women Through Financial Independence

Today’s episode is another Financial Literacy Month conversation, this time with Money Coach Aqura Nicholson. Earning more money doesn’t automatically mean you know how to manage more money. This is something that both Aqura and I had to learn the …

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Being Black in the Workplace

Join Dr. Des on the Young Black and Professional podcast as she takes a dive into some of her past experiences of microagressions and racism in the workplace. She’ll discuss how she navigated situations and give advice that she heard …

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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 …

Making Power Moves Q&A with Career Masterclass | Podcast Ep. 18

Join this insightful Q&A session with your host Kimberly and Career Masterclass on how to make the best power moves …

Leveraging Social Media to Reach Your Professional Goals | Young Black and Professional Podcast

This episode of the Young Black and Professional Podcast features Attorney Jessica Tehlirian, a Personal Injury Trial Lawyer in Atlanta, …

Career Development for People of Color (It’s Just Different? Or is it?)

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

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Grad School! | Young Black and Professional Podcast

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

Where are you in your career right now? | Your Next Move Podcast

Welcome to the Your Next Move podcast! Meet your host, Kimberly Cummings, a career and leadership expert who helps women …

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