Homecoming: Tackling life in my hometown after graduation

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Dania Moctezuma describes finding her passion and her first role post-college.

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6 Keys to a Successful Job Search

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My own journey took me from the suburbs of Chicago to Amherst College, then to the classroom in public, private, and charter schools where I taught history and coached hoops. My experience applying to those jobs, as well as finding roles at nonprofits City Year, Teach for America, and Braven, taught me what an undertaking the job search can be.  Here are tips I picked up along the way

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Eubanks-Davis Makes Essence’s 50 Black Women Founders to Watch List

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This November, Braven Founder & CEO, Aimée Eubanks Davis, was featured as #13 on Essence Magazine’s 50 Black Women Founders to Watch list.

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2016-2017 Braven Impact Report

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Last year, we doubled in size becoming a diverse community of 540 Fellows, and are on pace to double again this school year. Braven Fellows continue to outpace the national average for quality job attainment in less than half the time. And Fellows still in school are persisting and securing internships at inspiring rates. As a community, we have a lot to be proud of, and also so much work ahead.

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The Unexpected Value of the Liberal Arts

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In his new book, You Can Do Anything: the Surprising Power of a ‘Useless’ Liberal Arts Education, New York Times bestselling author George Anders tells the story of Braven Rutgers-Newark Fellow Dyllan and Leadership Coach Josmar to illustrate the transformational nature of built-in career support for first-generation college students.

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The Journey from Fellow to Intern: An Interview with Crystal Cardenas, Communications Intern, Braven at San José State University

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Viviana Uribe, Communications Intern, Braven at Rutgers University -Newark interviews Crystal Cardenas, Communications Intern, Braven at San José State University on her experience as a Braven Fellow.

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From Almost Rejected to Full Confidence: The Role of Mock Interviewing in My Journey

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Alex Su reflects on the role mock interviewing has played in his journey.

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Living My Legacy After Graduation

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Christina Arredondo, Spring 2016 Braven Fellow at SJSU, Student Advocate Counselor, Irving Independent School District is living her legacy.

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10 Reasons Why Joining Braven Will Impact Your Life Forever:

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Besides Braven being the best fellowship on campus, here are other reasons you should join us and become the next generation of leaders….

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Hispanic Heritage Month Reflections from a Dreamer

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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, take a look at Fall 2016 Fellow, Cinthya Ortiz’s Blog – “Growing up, this country constantly reminded me that I needed to “echarle ganas” to achieve the same goals as my peers. And even though this country celebrates Hispanic History Month, I was constantly reminded that I was different, solely my documentation status.”

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