“I’m glad I decided to pursue Fulbright. It gave me an opportunity to share my unique experience as an immigrant and first-generation college student, not only with my Chinese colleagues, but also with other international students at Northwest University, who rarely meet Chinese Americans.“ 

Resources for Students & Alumnae of Distinct Populations (Preparing to Apply to Health Profession Schools)

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

A crucial topic in healthcare today is how to eliminate inequities in the quality and availability of medical care for ethnic, racial, social, and economic minorities. There is an urgent need to increase both the diversity and cultural competence of our health care workforce. Learn about resources for underrepresented students and alumnae across distinct populations.

“I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunity to build community with other like minded people across the country who are dedicated to working on the same kinds of issues that I am.”

Resources for International Students

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Navigating the college experience can be a complex affair, particularly if you are entering Wellesley from another country. The first stop for you is the Slater International Center, as they will serve as your most important resource at Wellesley. In addition to what Slater has to offer, you will find below some additional career resources.

Lockin China (employment resource for students interested in working in China)

Lockin China

LockinChina.com is the very first platform that focuses on the development of Chinese overseas talents.

Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program at Wellesley College

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Kate Dailinger

The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program funded at 187 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico by the U.S. Department of Education. McNair participants are either first-generation college students with financial need, or members of a group that is traditionally underrepresented in graduate education and have demonstrated strong academic potential. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase graduate education for students from underrepresented groups.  At Wellesley, the McNair Scholars Program is STEM focused.

“When students ask me how I became a teacher, I’m quick to credit serendipity; I didn’t intend to spend my career in education when I took my first teaching job, but I couldn’t be more grateful to have landed here.”

Careers in the Military and Law Enforcement

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Nicole D. Park

The majority of law enforcement jobs are US government positions at the federal and state level and therefore are of interest to students interested in public service. The information below focuses on the maintenance of public order and enforcing the law. Please also refer to the “Government” resource page for more information about public service careers outside of military and physical law enforcement.

Study Abroad: Government, International Affairs, Law, & Public Policy Careers

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Nicole D. Park

Students interested in careers in government, law, international affairs, and public policy are encouraged to focus on skill development and experience. This is especially important as employers, and graduate programs in this space continue to look for commitment to understanding these industries.  Below please find suggested study abroad experiences that help develop specific skills and experiences to help be competitive in these industries.

“I was motivated to fight for environmental justice in my community after hearing about the respiratory illnesses that many children were diagnosed with as a result of the environmental contamination we live with.”

 

Resources for Women

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This resource presents a collection of career-related resources for women, including relevant information on employers, professional organizations, and funding sources.

Resources for Undocumented Students and Students Qualified for DACA

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This document offers links to on- and off-campus resources and supports for undocumented students. Due to the ever-changing nature of this issue, these resources may quickly become outdated or less applicable to any given person. While we make an effort to keep these resources up-to-date, please check on current developments when using the information below. You can also make an appointment to meet with someone in Career Education for additional career-related support.

Resources for Students of Asian Descent

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While we realize that Asia represents an extremely large geographic area, as well as a diverse range of cultures, nationalities, and backgrounds, we present these resources as one document due to the way in which career resources are typically made available.

Career Resources for Students with Differing Abilities

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This resource provides career resources for students with differing abilities, including job and internship opportunities, job search tools, and scholarships.

Resources for Students of Arab Descent

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While we realize that the term “Arab Descent” may capture a large geographic area, as well as a diverse range of cultures, nationalities, and backgrounds, we present these resources as one document due to the way in which career resources are typically made available.

Resources for Students of African Descent

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While we realize that the term “African Descent” may capture a large geographic area, as well as a diverse range of cultures, nationalities, and backgrounds, we present these resources as one document due to the way in which career resources are typically made available.

Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

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This document provides an overview for LGBTQ+ students of factors to consider during the job search and in the workplace, organizations and resources should you experience discrimination, professional organizations, and funding sources.

Resources for Latinx Students

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While we realize that the term “Latinx” captures a huge geographic area, as well as a diverse range of cultures, nationalities, and backgrounds, we present these resources as one document due to the way in which career resources are typically made available. This document provides an sampling of available networking opportunities, intensive programs, scholarships, and internships.