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The Student Connection

Do You Need Help Getting a Job or Internship?

Did you know the Career Fairs are not the only events and services offered by the Career Counseling and Planning Center, located in the Wigwam Building?

The Career Center is a place for all students with different majors to acquire assistance in identifying, evaluating and selecting a career path. The center offers a variety of student services, but the services they provide are often overlooked by students.

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Five-year MBA Students Selected by KPMG for Leadership Program

Jason Moore, Brittany Henry and Edwin Jones in Hollywood, Calif. this summer enjoying some of the perks of being in the FDL program.

When it comes to accounting, Hampton students continue to lead. Brittany Henry, Edwin Jones and Jason Moore were chosen by KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory firm, for their Future Diversity Leaders (FDL) Program. The program is a part of KPMG’s focus to encourage diversity in accounting.

The sophomore 5-year MBA majors were selected along with 47 other students to join the FDL program. Students came from a number of different colleges and universities across the country. HU’s three students represented the largest amount of students chosen from one university.

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HBCU Graduate Earnings Study Released

“If you want a great job out of college, go to a predominately white institution.” Contrary to this common misconception, the statistics suggest something totally different.  A recent study done by researchers at Virginia Tech found that African-American men who earn degrees from historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) go on to receive higher lifetime earnings than those who attend predominately white institutions (PWI).

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