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Meet the Symba Slate: The only job board dedicated to paid remote internships

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Meet the Symba Slate: The only job board dedicated to paid remote internships

By Mitra LeBuhn

Symba originated as a social impact project with late congressman John Lewis, and the value to create more equitable pathways to the workforce remains …

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Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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Bauer Forage – Virtual Experience Programs

Real skills from top companies 100% free

Forage is an online resource that offers virtual experience programs designed by leading companies. Develop your skills and gain a real understanding of different roles and industries by working through these self-paced modules, with tasks similar to those you would …

By Troy Hopkins
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So you want to be a…Buyer/Purchasing Agents

So you want to be a...Buyer/Purchasing Agents

What They Do

Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review the quality of products. Typical duties include the following:

Evaluate suppliers on the basis of the …

By Hayden Duplechain
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So you want to be a…Human Resources Specialist

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What They Do

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle tasks related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training. Typical duties include the following:

Consult with employers to identify employment needs
Interview applicants about …

By Hayden Duplechain
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What is Consulting?

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by Hayden Duplechain

To put it simply, consulting is the business of providing expert advice to a specific group of people. Organizations hire outside firms to come in, conduct various analyses and offer a solution to the company’s problem. These …

By Hayden Duplechain
Hayden Duplechain Career Development Specialist Hayden Duplechain
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The Sales Academy – Bauer Certification Course

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ABOUT THE SALES ACADEMY AT UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

The Sales Academy is a program from the University of Houston’s Stephen Stagner Sales Excellence Institute to help grow the tech industry in Houston by providing a source of highly-qualified candidates trained …

By Troy Hopkins
Troy Hopkins Director, Undergraduate Career Counseling Troy Hopkins
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Skills in Data Analytics

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Data analytics is a growing field that is in demand by employers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of computer and information research scientists, which includes data analysts, is projected to grow 15 percent from 2019 to …

By Amanda Ware
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Preparing to Become an Investment Banking Analyst

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Interested in becoming an investment banker? While investment banking is an exciting and rewarding career, it is also a very competitive field to go into.  You need to start preparing as early as possible.

Education

Investment banking (IB) analyst typically …

By Amanda Ware
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Cloud Computing Certifications

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Jobs working with the cloud are in demand because more and more companies are switching over from traditional servers to the cloud. According to Indeed, Cloud Engineering job postings increased by 107% between 2016 and 2019 here in the United …

By Amanda Ware
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Insurance Underwriter

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Insurance underwriters evaluate the risk their company would be taking on if insuring an individual or business. They decide if their company should insure an individual or business and if so, what the terms would be. There are multiple …

By Amanda Ware
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