Developing Your Personal Brand

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When you hear the word “brand”, you probably think of popular companies like Nike, Apple, and Google. But large corporations with trademarks aren’t the only ones with brands. You, as an individual, have your own personal brand.

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Forbes Under 30 Summit Experience

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Claudia Saavedra (Fall ‘17 Fellow) is now a graduate student at Rutgers University-Newark. She recently had the opportunity to attend the Forbes Under 30 Summit, so we caught up with her to find out how she was able to snag that awesome opportunity and what her experience was like.

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5 Latinx Leaders to Watch

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This Hispanic Heritage Month, we are calling attention to 5 Latinx leaders (in no particular order) who are living their legacy in our communities. We can’t wait to watch the impact that they’ll continue to have on our cities, regions, and nation.

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“Undercover” at the Campus Career Fair

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Attending a career fair can be exciting and extremely nerve-racking at the same time. Read about Jimmy Vo’s undercover experience at his campus career fair and check out his tips for mastering your next career fair.

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Interning at Penguin Random House

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For the past six months, Sukanya Kumar has been interning at Penguin Random House. Learn about her amazing experience working as an IT Intern in the publishing industry and how she got there.

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The Greatness Within You

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Braven connected Sarah Jolly, 2018 Fellow, to an internship opportunity at the Partnership for College Completion at WeWork. Read about how she gained the courage to find the greatness within herself to succeed.

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Meet Vince Marigna, Executive Director of Braven – Newark

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Vince Marigna, newest member of the Braven – Newark team, will help ensure that thousands of students at Rutgers University – Newark gain the skills, confidence, experiences, and networks necessary to successfully transition from college to career. Learn about his story in his interview with Braven!

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My values and strengths are paving the way for my future

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Martin Tran’s values and strengths are paving the way for his future. He’s learned valuable lessons from his family about leadership, networking, and team building. Read about Martin’s story and his passion for helping students find beneficial programs and resources at the library.

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Annual Impact Report | 2017-2018 School Year

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Braven’s mission is to empower untapped and underrepresented college students with the skills, confidence, networks, and experiences they need to put their education to work. This is possible only if we know exactly what is working. To that end, we’re eager to share our 2017-2018 Annual Impact Report.

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Post-Accelerator Fellows Reflect on their Experience Serving on the Design Advisory Board

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Post-Accelerator Fellows reflect on their experience serving on the Design Advisory Board. Read about their experiences as Design Advisors and how those experiences have helped them in their desired career fields.

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