Race & Ethnicity

Welcome to the Race & Ethnicity Community Page!

The CCPD supports students and alumni as they navigate their career and professional development – we offer one-on-one advising, resume and cover letter reviews, workshops, networking opportunities, career fairs and moreThrough our services, we are committed to serving and supporting students and alumni of all identities – in collaboration with our RWU community partners, we have designed the Identity/Affinity Communities to support, celebrate, and recognize students’ unique diversity and have curated spaces with helpful tools, resources and staff.  You may identify with multiple communities, so we encourage you to explore the groups to find information that might be useful to you. The resources featured in these communities are not exhaustive, so feel free to contact us with any additional questions, resources, or information you think might be useful.  

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3 things diverse graduates should look for in an employer

Senior year is approaching, and it’s time to search for a job.

With millions of employers to choose from, how do you narrow the search and find the best company for diverse graduates in the workforce?

In this post, we’ll …

By Ryan Robinson - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Strategies for post-graduation success for diverse students

Navigating life post-graduation can be filled with ups and downs. For first-generation students, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ job seekers, it’s important to know what resources are available to help you succeed as you go through adulthood. The following five strategies can …

By Shelby Konkel - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Equal Pay Day | The Race and Gender Wage Gap

On March 15 of this year, people across the U.S. marked Equal Pay Day, the symbolic day each calendar year when a woman’s earnings “catch up” to a man’s earnings from the previous year. Because white women on average earn …

By Deborah Swerdlow - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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MSU Offers a Home on Campus for Students of Color

Click HERE to read about MSU’s Stay Woke Week at RWU!

By Richelle Hurley
Richelle Hurley Career Advisor
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5 Ways Women of Color Can Prioritize Their Well-Being at Work

When I first started working in corporate America, the idea of getting my next raise, promotion, or bonus motivated me to the point that I sometimes worked 60-80 hour weeks trying to prove my worth. And while I felt validated …

By Latesha Byrd - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Handshake

Explore a variety of jobs and internships on Handshake!

Big Interview

Big Interview is an online program that offers online interview practice for RWU students and alumni.  With Big Interview you …

The Roger Connection

Take advantage of Roger William’s strong alumni network to connect with industry professionals looking to network, mentor, and offer opportunities …

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