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International Students Stream Into U.S. Colleges

What this article does not mention is that having International Students at US universities is a benefit to the US students ! Global industries by definition demand that their employees be citizens of the world - I advise both domestic and international students to take advantage of this opportunity to learn from their classmates...

LINK: http://on.wsj.com/1FJiJGK


 

Storytelling Your Way to a Better Job or a Stronger Start-Up

This article sums up the most important part of what I do at 2MyCareer – I help students with the creation of a compelling individual narrative, supported by strategic action plans. Effective "storytelling” truly is one of the best ways to get to the position you dream about!
LINK: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/13/your-money/storytelling-to-find-a-job-or-build-a-business.html 





A Refresher on Storytelling 101


What differentiates 2MyCareer is how I help the students I work with to forge a strong and compelling narrative, and this is a critical tool to develop for the job hunt as well as for ongoing success in business. Here’s what the JD Schramm has written for the Harvard Business Review and New York Times about the importance of crafting your "story”:


"I work with future leaders
at Stanford to help them develop compelling stories that achieve their management goals — and I’ve developed a seven-part formula for storytelling success in presentations and business meetings."

LINK: http://hbr.org/2014/10/a-refresh-on-storytelling-101/







Millennials are the Most Underemployed Generation

Who is the most underemployed of them all? New research taps the youngest and most highly educated members of the workforce.

LINK
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/millennials-are-the-most-underemployed-generation-2014-11-19







Executive Women, Finding (and Owning) Their Voice

Four chief executives describe the importance of taking stands, and of making sure they’re heard.

LINK: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/11/16/business/corner-office-women-executives-owning-their-voice.html







Brown Launches Initiative Aimed at Providing Internships to Low-Income Students @insidehighered

Nice program!


Here’s a great write up from
 Inside Higher Education discussing Brown University’s recent launch of BrownConnect, a new initiative aimed at providing internships, research opportunities, and funding to all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.


LINK: http://shar.es/1XvfQJ







Mentoring for a Brighter Tomorrow

As a mentor partner for college to career efforts, I recommend this The New York Times article by Thomas Friedman.

In the piece, Friedman examines the impact that a dedicated mentor and/or internship can have in helping students achieve successful careers.


LINK: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/10/opinion/thomas-friedman-it-takes-a-mentor.html?_r=0