How to Create a Post-Grad Budget

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It’s time to prepare for post-college life and the financial responsibilities that come with it—but don’t be scared. Read how to create a post-grad budget.

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Go Together, Go Further: Celebrating Braven’s Volunteers

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Braven is built on a strong foundation of talented students, employer partners, volunteers, and staff. To celebrate National Volunteer Month, we want to highlight our volunteers—Leadership Coaches, Mock Interviewers, and Professional Mentors—and how they all play an important role in Braven’s success.

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The Power of Storytelling in Your Cover Letter

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Cover letters shouldn’t just list your skills and achievements—they should convey personality, build your personal brand, and tell a story. Learn how to tell your own story.

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CEO, Product Marketer, People Developer: An Interview with Anndréa Moore

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This month marks #WomensHistoryMonth, so let’s celebrate incredible women. We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Anndréa Moore, product marketer and CEO & Founder of Black Tech Women. Read about her career path in tech, volunteer experience with Braven, and the most significant lessons she’s learned through it all.

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Braven’s Networking Checklist

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Whether you’re attending your first or your fifth networking event, you’re sure to connect with people who can teach you and help you grow. But these types of events can be extremely nerve-racking and it’s common to feel unprepared. Well, not today — we’ve put together a networking checklist to help you navigate your next […]

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Braven & Credit Karma Capstone Challenge

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Oscar and Faith, two Fall ’18 Braven Fellows, reflect on their experience after winning the Braven Design Thinking Capstone Challenge with Credit Karma.

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Storytelling As Leadership: Building Trust in your Cohort

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“Storytelling As Leadership” is Braven’s first event for Fellows at San José State University. Martin shares his own and another Fellow’s experience at SAL.

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The Ultimate Interview Guide

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So you got invited for an interview at your dream company. Now what? Check out our ultimate interview guide to help you hit it out of the park!

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People of Braven: Monica Cervantes

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Monica Cervantes, Braven Fellow Fall ‘18

Monica Cervantes, Fall ’18 Fellow, grew up working on computers. Her passion for creating things from scratch inspired her to pursue mechanical engineering.

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Transformational Leadership: Why it Matters

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Transformational leaders inspire others to reach their full potential. How can you exude transformational leadership in your current role?

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