Did You See The @Intel #HBCU Grant Program

Intel HBCU Grant Program is a three-year, $4.5 million program to encourage students to remain in STEM pathways at six historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Students attending Florida A&M University, Morgan State University, Howard University, Prairie View A&M University, North Carolina A&T State University and Tuskegee University will benefit through scholarships, tech workshops and […]

@SerenaWilliams Stands Up Against #DomesticViolence

The role financial abuse plays in keeping women trapped in abusive relationships is often overlooked. A recent report, “The Status of Black Women in the United States,” found that although Black women have high labor participation and voting rates, at all educational levels, Black women are concentrated in lower paying jobs. Relatedly, close to half (41.2 […]

Top 25 #College Graduate Entry Level #Jobs

By Joyce Huber The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) projects 1,882,000 students will graduate this year with a bachelor's degree. While some of these graduates will go on to pursue advanced degrees, many will begin searching for entry-level jobs. The good news is that employers are expected to hire 5.8 percent more new college graduates […]

@Autodesk and the Urban Arts Collective Launch Hip Hop Architecture Camps

In an effort to inspire more students in underserved communities to consider design fields, the Urban Arts Collective, a non-profit focused on increasing the number of underrepresented groups in S.T.E.A.M. careers (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics), and Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), the software provider for people who make things, are teaming up to host Hip Hop Architecture Camps in […]

Be Empowered: @CBS Internships

CBS Internship opportunities are offered to both undergraduate and graduate college students interested in a career in the media. Internships are available in the Fall, Spring and Summer. Internships are for college credit. Students must be attending an accredited college or university and be juniors or seniors to be eligible. To apply, eligible students may […]

Top 25 Minority #Internships for 2017

By Joyce Huber Internships represent a great opportunity for college students to gain on-the-job experience in their field of study while they are still in college. College students can realistically complete several internships before they graduate. Listing internships on your resume enhances your credentials and gives you an advantage over other candidates when it comes time […]

‘Black-ish’ Star @YaraShahidi to Join Malia Obama at @Harvard

Actress Yara Shahidi will head to Cambridge, Mass., to pursue higher education. Shahidi, 17, who plays Zoey Johnson on the Peabody Award-winning hit TV show “Black-ish,” announced Tuesday she has committed to attending Harvard University. Shahidi shared a photo on Instagram of herself in a Harvard sweatshirt, along with a James Baldwin quote: “The paradox of education is precisely this […]

Check Out the #Women Techmakers Scholars Program (by @Google) @WomenTechmakers

Women Techmakers Scholars Program is open to women who are studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student. Candidates include those pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or PhD program at a university in the United States or Canada. They must have […]

Pusha T Sets Up College Fund For 6-Year-Old Boy After Viral Plea To End Gun Violence (See Instagram Inside)

A 6-year-old St. Louis boy, affectionately referred to as “Lil J,” took to Facebook to plead for gun violence to end in a video that quickly went viral. For a solid four minutes, Lil J begged for peace and outlined how gun violence plagues his community. He articulately explained why kids should be focused on their education, […]