There are only some winners in today’s job market—and then everybody else, writes Aimée Eubanks Davis, CEO of Braven. To share prosperity equitably, we must invest in career development for more women, first-generation college-goers, and students of color.
One of the reasons students, especially those from underrepresented and low-income communities, struggle to end up in good first jobs is the lack of access to a strong network. Braven CEO and founder, Aimée Eubanks Davis, shares tips for early career professionals to build their network.
Whether it’s through an organization like Braven, your employer, or individually, we can all play a role in helping our country’s young people achieve their full potential through mentorship and expanding their networks. Here are a few ways from Braven CEO and founder, Aimée Eubanks Davis.
Andrej Gjorgiev is a first-generation immigrant and graduate of Rutgers University-Newark’s Class of 2021. He is currently a Program Manager of Workforce Development at Braven. Here are some tips to finding mentors and maintaining your relationships with them.
We live in an era where networking is a necessity. Our professional networks lead to more business opportunities, a greater source of connections, and meaningful experiences. What’s important to keep in mind is that sincerity and networking is about making valuable, sincere connections with others.
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.
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.
Sanjana Shetty, Fall 2016 Braven Fellow at San Jose State University, interned as a Software Engineer NASA. Read about her incredible experience pursuing STEM and working in the Human-Computer Interaction Department at NASA.
Daniel Alter, Special Projects Manager for Braven, has held multiple roles in teaching, coaching, and at nonprofits. These experiences taught him what it takes for a successful job search. Check out his tips he picked up along the way!
Christina Arredondo, Spring 2016 Braven Fellow at SJSU, thought she would pursue a master’s degree after graduation. Little did she know she would drive 26 hours to start a new chapter of her life in Texas and land her dream job — one she didn’t think she was qualified for.