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You want a career tailored specifically to meet your life needs and professional goals, At MUSC, our nurses are passionate care tea members that set the standard for patient-centered health care. Whether you are a new graduate or an experienc d nurse, MUSC has a vast range of opportunities throughout our organization, primary, specialty units and ambulatory sites. With a focus on educational development, competitive pay and excellent benefits, come join the team that is changing what’s possible. To apply, visit musc.edu/careers At MUSC, our nurses are passionate care team members that set the standard for patient-centered health care. Whether you are a new graduate or an experienced nurse, MUSC has a vast range of opportunities throughout our organization, primary, specialty units and ambulatory sites. With a focus on educational development, competitive pay and excellent benefits, come join the team that is changing what’s possible. To apply, visit musc.edu/careers which is just what we offer. VCU Medical Center is ranked among the best hospitals in Virginia by U.S.News & World Report year after year. Simply put, we’re the best because our people are. What’s more, we offer more than 400 work/life benefits, including flexible work options and schedules, competitive pay, generous benefits, on-site child and elder care and tuition assistance that make your career, and your life, better by design. The next step in your career. Designed with you in mind. Visit vcuhealth.org/careers

The Magnet Recognition Program ® , ANCC Magnet Recognition ® , Magnet ® , ANCC National Magnet Conference ® , and Journey to Magnet Excellence ® , names and logos are registered trademarks of the American Nurses Credentialing Center. All rights reserved. EOE/AA. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Ranked in top 50 for Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Orthopedics and Nephrology.

MUSC Medical Center, Human Resources 163 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 200, MSC 602 Charleston, SC 29425 muhaemployment@musc.edu 843-792-0819

Dear Job Seeker, Congratulations! You are one step closer to making the transition from your career as a college student to your new career in the workplace. Today’s job market and economy are uncertain amidst current events and you may feel unprepared for this transition. By making the decision to take a look at the 2020 HBCU Careers Magazine you are off to a great start! The HBCU Careers Magazine i s an all-inclusive career planning resource filled with invaluable career planning advice and information from the experts, career service professionals from colleges and universities throughout the country and other professionals from various fields. The HBCU Careers Magazine not only provides you with the tools to develop an effective job search campaign, but it also helps you to connect with employers that are actively hiring. Be sure you incorporate HBCUcareers.com as an integral part of your job search campaign. HBCUcareers.com is quickly becoming one of the largest diversity recruitment websites for job seekers and employers across the United States. HBCUcareers.com was created to serve both the job seeker and employer by connecting people and providing the most up-to-date information to aid the job seeker in their career search. With a host of job search tools including video resumes and our custom job search format, job seekers can actively search and apply to thousands of job postings. Job seekers that register and create a job search profile can receive real-time updates automatically through e-mail, Facebook, and Twitter whenever a job is posted that matches their search criteria. Visit HBCUcareers.com and register today so you can start your job search tomorrow! We hope you will utilize the HBCU Careers Magazine and HBCUcareers.com . You now have the tools to develop an effective job search strategy to find the career that’s right for you. Best wishes as you begin your job search! HBCU Careers

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CONTENTS

Welcome Letter...................................................... 1 Meet Our Contributors........................................... 4 Career Opportunities............................................. 8 List of HBCU’s...................................................... 10 Self-Evaluation.....................................................11 Researching Employers.......................................12 Featured Employers............................................. 21 Constructing an Effective Resume.....................28 Action Words........................................................ 31 10 Tips to a Great Looking Resume...................32 Common Resume Mistakes/Resume Checklist...33 Video Resumes....................................................34 Chronological Resume Sample........................... 47 Poorly Constructed Resume Sample..................48 Functional Resume Limited Work Sample.........50 Electronic and Scannable Resume....................52 Scannable Resume Sample................................53

Networking...........................................................60 Writing Effective Cover Letters............................ 61 Application Letter Model.....................................62 Application Letter Sample...................................63 Thank You Letter Model......................................64 Thank You Letter Sample....................................65 How to Conduct an Online Job Search...............67 Career Fairs..........................................................72 Strategies for Successful Interviewing............... 76 Interview Preparation.......................................... 77 Traditional Interview Questions..........................78 Behavioral Interview Questions..........................79 Questions to Ask the Interviewer........................80 Business Professional Attire............................... 81 Business Casual Attire........................................83 Evaluating Job Offers...........................................85 Transitioning to the Workplace...........................86

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“5 Things to Prepare For Your First Five Days of Work “ By: Keirsten A. Greggs............................................................................................................................... 19 “3 Tips to Help Land Your First Job” By: Dr. Michael Ammons........................................................................................................................... 54 “The Ultimate Cover Letter Tool Kit” By: Alexandra Arrington............................................................................................................................ 56

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“Creating an Effective Resume” By: Sean Lynott.......................................................................................................................................... 66 “Negotiating a Job Offer” By: Simone M. Campbell........................................................................................................................... 70 “How to Network at a Career Fair or Career Workshop“ By: Amy Soricelli........................................................................................................................................ 74

Healthcare Careers The organizations featured within this section are currently recruiting within the Healthcare Industry:

Theorganizations featured in this sectionare currently recruitingwithin theEducationfield EDUCATION CAREERS

Duke Nursing* Longview Regional Medical Center Medical University of South Carolina* Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Multnomah County Health Department VCU Health System *DenotesFeaturedEmployer At MUSC, our nurses are passionate care team members that set the standard for patient-centered health care. Whether you are a new graduate or an experienced nurse, MUSC has a vast range of opportunities throughout ourorganization,primary,specialtyunits and ambulatory sites. With a focus on educational develop ent, competitive payandexc llentbenefits,come jointhe team that is changing what’s possible. To apply, visit musc.edu/careers

AkronPublicSchools (OH) AnchorageSchoolDistrict(AK) ArlingtonPublicSchools (VA)* CaddoParrishPublicSchools (LA) CarteretCountyPublicSchoolSystem (NC) ChesterCountySchoolDistrict (SC) ClarkCountySchoolDistrict (NV) ClarkeCountySchoolDistrict (GA)* DenverPublicSchools (CO)* GreenvilleCountySchools (SC) GwinnettCountyPublicSchools (GA)* HenryCountyPublicSchools (VA) HickmanMillsC-1Schools (MO) HillsboroughCountyPublicSchools (FL) HopkintonPublicSchools (MA) JeffersonCountyPublicSchools (KY)*

KansasCityPublicSchools (MO) Killeen IndependentSchoolDistrict (TX)* LadueSchools (MO) LosAngelesUnifiedSchoolDistirict (CA) MinneapolisPublicSchools (MN) MontgomeryCountyPublicSchools (MD)* NewtonCountySchoolSystem (GA) Olentangy LocalSchoolDistrict (OH) OnslowCountySchools (NC) OrangeCountySchools (NC) ParkwaySchoolDistrict (MO) PhillipsExeterAcademy (NH)* SchoolDistrictof LeeCounty (FL)* TangipahoaParishSchoolSystem (LA)* TucsonUnifiedSchoolDistrict (AZ) WaynesvilleR-VISchoolDistrict (MO)*

MUSCMedicalCenter,HumanResources 163RutledgeAvenue,Suite 200,MSC602 Charleston,SC 29425 muhaemployment@musc.edu 843-792-0819 At MUSC, our nurses are passionate care team members that set the standard for patient-centered health care. Whether you are a new graduate or an experienced nurse, MUSC has a vast range of opportunities throughout ourorganization,primary,specialtyunits and ambulatory sites. With a focus on educational development, competitive payandexcellentbenefits,come jointhe team that is changingwhat’spossible. To apply, visit musc.edu/careers

We’re Hiring! Nurses,DentalHygienists, MentalHealthConsultants, FinanceSpecialists,andmore! Visitusatwww.multco.us/jobs In the heart of Portland, Oregon

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Meet Our Contributors

Amy Soricelli Vice President, Career Services, Berkeley College

Amy Soricelli hasmore than 40 years of experience in the fields of recruiting and career services. She joinedBerkeleyCollege in 2009 asDirector, Alumni Placement. She was appointed Vice President, Career Services in April 2017. In this role, Ms. Soricelli oversees the Career Services department of 27 committed, and passionate career development professionals. She is the recipient of the Associate of the Year Award for Customer Service in 2012 and the Associate of the Year Honorable Mention Award for Customer Service in 2010. The Career Services Department was recognized for their incredible teamwork both in 2015, and then again, this past year, 2019.

Prior to joining Berkeley College, Ms. Soricelli was Account Manager at Taylor Grey, a staffing firm where her primary focus was the placement of administrative support in New York City, Connecticut, and Long Island. Ms. Soricelli served almost 14 years as Director of Placement at the Katharine Gibbs School. While there, she won the Top Placement Award for eight consecutive years. Ms. Soricelli is a graduate of the Herbert H. Lehman College where she earned an M.S. in Specialized Services in Education with a focus on Guidance and Counseling and a B.A. in English.

Sean Lynott, MBA Sean is a Senior Campus Recruiter for T-Mobile and recently celebrated his seventh anniversary with the company. In his spare time, he enjoys running, reading, and catching up on his favorite shows. He lives in Vancouver, BC with his wife Kelly and cat Tuna.

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Simone Campbell Simone Campbell is a seasoned Human Resources professional with over 20 years of experience throughout the federal government and private industries. A graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA with a Master’s degree in Management and Entrepreneurial studies. In 2013, she founded Hunger 4 Humanity. A non-profit organization committed to supporting food insecure families in the greater Washington metro area. Simone has a passion for giving back and a strong believer in paying knowledge forward. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Alexandra Arrington, LPCA, NCC, DCC Career Counselor, Consultant and Coach

Career development consulting at its best gets to the heart of your matter. It helps you to tap into and express your best--on paper, in an interview or in a networking environment--and it equips you to move forward. This approach forms the basis of Alexandra's working philosophy, developed by a decade of career counseling/coaching experience within corporate, education, non-profit and government organizations, with clients of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Alexandra has a graduate degree in Career Counseling and Placement from North Carolina Central University (Durham, NC). She is a

provisionally licensed professional counselor in the state of North Carolina, a National Certified Counselor, and a Distance Certified Counselor. Her training and experience in communications and counseling, coupled with her value of education and strengths-based methods, have culminated in tested processes that are thorough, yet brief and solutions-focused. She has worked with secondary and post-secondary students (both traditional and non-traditional), adults in all stages of their career in an array of industries, as well as with students and adults with various barriers (e.g. mental illness, lack of basic needs, little to nowork experience, etc.).The full range of career development services she provides include: educational and career exploration, consulting and counseling; interest, personality and career assessment and evaluation; career development program planning; résumé and cover letter writing workshops and individual critiques; targeted job searching strategy and application assistance; and leveraging Internet presence/social media for career development purposes.

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Keirsten Greggs Talent Acquisition Professional

Keirsten Greggs is Talent Acquisition Consultant, Career Coach, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Advocate, Blogger, Speaker, Professional Relation- ship Builder. In 2017 she founded TRAP Recruiter, LLC, a small business committed to bridging the gap between the job seeker and organizations committed to attracting, hiring, developing and retaining diverse talent and fostering inclusive, equitable cultures. In her 19-year career, she has imple- mented creative recruiting strategies for Defense, Intelligence, Federal and Civilian contract portfolios and accumulated a full range of Talent Acqui- sition experience including Full Life-Cycle Recruiting, Executive Hiring, Talent Acquisition Operations, Training Development and Delivery, Talent Acquisition Project Management, College Recruiting, Internal Staffing, and Proposal/Incumbent Capture. Keirsten holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond and a Masters in Management with an HR concentration from the University of Maryland, University College. Always focused on relationship building, she engages with a broader audience via her blog, as a guest speaker, as a guest on various podcasts, facilitating workshop and training, and as creator of the #RecruiterProblems meme series. Connect with Keirsten:

Website: www.traprecruiter.com Email: info@traprecruiter.com Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @traprecuiter LinkedIn: keirstenagreggstraprecruiter

To be a future contributor, please email ads@hbcucareers.com or contact us on HBCUcareers.com.

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Michael Ammons, Ed. D Dr. Mike Ammons is the Director of the Raleigh-DurhamAdult Studies campus at North Carolina Wesleyan College and an Adjunct Professor of Business. He holds a MBA in Business Administration, Ed.S. in Educational Leadership, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration from Liberty University. Mike has taught several courses in business, management, and leadership at the graduate and undergraduate level. Over the last eleven years, he has held leadership positions within the North Carolina Community College System, liberal arts colleges, technical schools, and faith-based universities. Mike served in the United States Air Force as a Morse Systems Operator

for the Signals Intelligence Squadron. During his enlistment, he worked at the National Security Agency and the American-Japanese Joint Task Force. His research interests are focused on leadership theory, adult learning, and academic achievement.

Thank you to all of the professionals from the college career services arena and private sector that have taken the time to share their knowledge and expertise with collegians and up-and-coming professionals. We truly appreciate your commitment to making a difference and enhancing the professional and personal lives of students, alumni and young professionals as the embark on their journey from college to career.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Akron Public Schools - OH............................................ 42

Kansas City Public Schools - MO. ................................. 41

Killeen Independent School District - TX* ................. 41

Anchorage School District - AK..................................... 43

Arlington Public Schools - VA*.................................. 40

Ladue Schools - MO..................................................... 36

Caddo Parish Public Schools - LA. ................................ 39

Longview Regional Medical Center.........Inside Back Cover

Carteret County Public School System -NC.................. 36

Los Angeles Unified School District - CA. ..................... 37

Chester County School District -SC. ............................. 43

McCoy’s Building Supply...................... Inside Back Cover

Medical University of South Carolina*. Inside Front Cover

Clark County Schools - NV............................................ 39

Clarke County School District -GA*........................... 38

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center..Inside Back Cover

Denver Public Schools - CO*..................................... 38

Minneapolis Public Schools - MN................................. 37

Duke Nursing*. ........................................................ 17

Montgomery County Public Schools - MD*............... 45

Greenville County Schools - SC. ................................... 40

Multnomah County Health Department... Inside Front Cover

Gwinnett County Public Schools - GA* ...................... 42

Newton County School System - GA............................ 40

Henry County Public Schools - VA................................ 41

Olentangy Local Schools - OH...................................... 41

Hickman Mills C-1 Schools - MO.................................. 42

Onslow County Schools - NC........................................ 38

Hillsborough County Public Schools - FL...................... 40

Orange County Schools - NC........................................ 42

Hopkinton Public Schools - MA.................................... 39

Parkway School District - MO....................................... 39

Jefferson County Public Schools - KY* ....................... 36

Phillips Exeter Academy - NH*.................................. 44

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Please take advantage of the employment opportunities that appear throughout your HBCU Careers Magazine ! Help your career search by contacting the organizations listed below. These employers are actively recruiting college graduates like yourself and have made the HBCU Careers Magazine possible. Visit HBCUcareers.com to view the online version of this publication, upload your resume, respond to job postings and more. ATTENTION CAREER SEEKERS

School District of Lee County - FL*............................ 36

Tucson Unified School District - AZ.............................. 37

Tangipahoa Parish School System* - LA.................... 43

VCU Health System............................. Inside Front Cover

T-Mobile*............................................... Outside Back Cover

Waynesville R-VI School District - MO* ..................... 45

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Historically and Predominantly Black Colleges and Universities

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Alabama A&M University Alabama State University Bishop State Community College Gadsden State Community College H. Council Trenholm State Community College J.F. Drake State Community &Technical College Lawson State Community College Miles College Oakwood University Selma University Shelton State Community College Arkansas Baptist College Philander Smith College Shorter College University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff DELAWARE Delaware State University DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Howard University University of the District of Columbia Stillman College Talladega College Tuskegee University ARKANSAS

Albany State University Clark Atlanta University Fort Valley State University Interdenominational Theological Center Morehouse College Morehouse School of Medicine Paine College Savannah State University Spelman College

Harris-Stowe State University Lincoln University

American Baptist College Fisk University Lane College LeMoyne-Owen College Meharry Medical College Tennessee State University TEXAS Huston-Tillotson University Jarvis Christian College Paul Quinn College Prarie View A&M University Southwestern Christian College St. Philip’s College Texas College Texas Southern University Wiley College

NORTH CAROLINA

Bennett College Elizabeth City State University Fayetteville State University John C. Smith University Livingstone College North Carolina A&T State University North Carolina Central University Shaw University St. Augustine’s University Winston-Salem State University

KENTUCKY

Kentucky State Universtiy Simmons College of Kentucky

LOUISIANA

Dillard University Grambling State University Southern University and A&M College Southern University at New Orleans Southern University at Shreveport Xavier University Bowie State University Coppin State University Morgan State University University of Maryland Eastern Shore Alcorn State University Coahoma Community College Jackson State University Mississippi Valley State University Rust College Tougaloo College MISSISSIPPI MARYLAND

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University of the Virgin Islands University of the Virgin Islands - Albert A Sheen

Central State University Wilberforce University

OKLAHOMA

Langston University

VIRGINIA

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Hampton University Norfolk State University Virginia State University Virginia Union University Virginia University of Lynchburg

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Lincoln University

SOUTH CAROLINA

Allen University Benedict College Claflin University Denmark Technical College Morris College South Carolina State University Voorhees College

WEST VIRGINIA

Bluefield State College West Virginia State University

FLORIDA

Bethune-Cookman University

Edward Waters College Florida A&M University Florida Memorial University

Source: U.S. Department of Education/White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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Self-evaluation is a critical part of any effective job search strategy, yet it is often overlooked. It is the process of identifying your personal and professional values, interests, personality type, strengths, weaknesses, skills, and goals. This section will not only give you insight into understanding yourself, but it will also help you to transfer what you know about yourself into a career that fits.

Self-Evaluation Questions to Ask Yourself Below are some questions developed by executive recruiters to help you better understand yourself and your career aspirations. They are also questions an employer may ask you during an interview. Answer these questions as accurately and honestly as you can. Your answers will help you determine your career assets and liabilities, which will prepare you for your job search and for future interviews. • Would I work better in a large or small organization?

• How important is geographic location to me? • Do I work better alone or as part of a group? • Am I more comfortable as a follower or a leader? • Which do I do better: analyze or execute? • Do I prefer to work with people or things? • Do I work more successfully under pressure? • Am I a good planner or idea person?

• Do I think well on my feet? • Do I make decisions easily?

• Do I express myself well orally? In writing? • What characteristics do I admire in others?

• Which function of my job do I perform most effectively? • Which function of my job do I perform least effectively? • What do I enjoy doing most? • What motivates me? • What accomplishments have satisfied me in the past year? • What have I done to correct my shortcomings? • What level of responsibility do I aspire to in five years? • What should I be earning then? • How will I achieve these levels? What skills do I need? • Am I a good listener?

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Researching Employers The process of researching an employer is an essential part of the job search process yet it often goes overlooked. Many job seekers take a “ready, fire, aim” approach without doing any homework first. They simply apply to as many positions as possible regardless of whether or not they are qualified for a position or whether or not they even want the position. Using this tactic is not an effective way to conduct a job search and usually results in a big waste of time-especially now when our job market is so tight. Keep in mind that you are competing for the same position as many others, so before you blast off your resume without any thought, take the time to do some research first. It will pay off in the long run.

Why is researching an employer so important? • Helps you identify organizations that match up with your career goals. In addition, you never know what you may find while you are conducting research. You may discover employers that are hiring that do not utilize traditional methods of advertising available positions. • Helps you target your resume and cover letter to the position you are applying for which increases your chances of getting an interview. • Helps you sell yourself as a viable candidate. The more you know about an employer, the better your chances are of being able to communicate how your skills and abilities match up with the employer’s needs. • Employers are looking for candidates that show a genuine interest in their company. Communicating to an employer that you know something about their company shows you are enthusiastic and interested. • Helps you answer the commonly asked question, “Why do you want to work for our company?” If you don’t know anything about the company you are interviewing with, how will you be able to answer this question? • Helps build confidence during an interview. Knowledge is power so the more you know about an employer prior to an interview the more confident you will be in an interview situation.

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Where do I find information about employers? Below are just a few resources for finding the information you need. Consult your Career Services Office for additional resources. 1. HBCU Careers Magazine Your HBCU Careers Magazine is an excellent resource to locate information about organizations that are actively seeking to hire recent college graduates. For a list of all of the organizations that have available positions, refer to page 8. Take time to carefully review the career opportunities that these organizations have placed. They typically include general information about the position, the employer’s web address, and how to apply for the position. You can also link directly to each employer’s website, find additional information about an employer and submit your resume to job postings by visiting HBCUcareers.com. 2. Internet Resources • The Employer’s Website is typically a great place to find general information about a company as well as career opportunities. Many times an employer’s website has a special section devoted solely to career opportunities. • Job Search Assistance Websites such as HBCUcareers.com contain valuable information about employers and also provide you with an option to post your resume online, search through available job opportunities, and link to the employer’s website. • IndustryWebsites. It is helpful to have an overall “big picture” view of the field or industry you are interested in. For instance, if you are interested in Pharmaceutical Sales, you may wish to do some general research on the industry to find out the average entry-level salary, employment outlook, required training, trends, etc. Below are some websites that may be helpful:

» Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: www.bls.gov/ooh » U.S. Department of Labor’s CareerOneStop: www.careeronestop.org » Salary.com • Grad School Websites. If your next step is grad school, you may wish to visit these sites: » gradtrek.com » Gradschools.com » graduateguide.com 3. Trade Associations Almost every type of field or industry that exists has a trade association affiliation. Find trade associations that match your career interests and then contact them to find out how you can obtain information such as journals, informational briefs and membership directories. Some trade associations even publish job listings or have resume referral services. In some cases you may need to be a member of a trade association in order to take advantage of their services and receive their information. If this is the case, see if they offer student memberships at a discounted rate. What do I need to look for when conducting research on an employer? • Name, age and location(s) • Product lines and/or services • Parent company and/or subsidiaries • General financial picture of organization such as recent mergers, acquisitions, stock picture, etc. • Recent events related to the company that have been “in the news” • Major competitors and positioning in the market • Company history • Company mission statement • Career opportunities • Application procedures/deadline for application

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Questions to Ask Yourself Now it’s time to get real. Ask yourself the following questions BEFORE you respond to a job posting or go on an interview. Your answers will let you know if you have done the right amount of research and taken the appropriate steps to prepare yourself for the application and interview processes. • Do my resume and cover letter reflect that I am a good match for the position for which I am applying? • Am I prepared to answer general questions about the employer and the position that may be asked of me during an interview? • What makes me “stand out” over other candidates that are applying for the same position?

REMEMBER - it’s your job to demonstrate to an employer why you are the right candidate for a position - not the employer’s job to try to figure our how you fit within their organization. Effectively researching the employer can help you determine how your skills, attributes and strengths can be an asset to the employer.

If you are applying to an online job posting, don’t just submit your resume blindly. Do a bit of investigating first. In most cases an employer will include an in-depth position description along with the qualifications they are seeking. Study this information carefully. Find out what the employer is looking for. Compare your qualifications, skills, and attributes against the position description. Do you see any matches? If so, be sure to communicate them in your resume and cover letter.

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Healthcare Careers The organizations featured within this section are currently recruiting within the Healthcare Industry:

Duke Nursing* Longview Regional Medical Center Medical University of South Carolina* Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Multnomah County Health Department VCU Health System *Denotes Featured Employer At MUSC, our nurses are passionate care team members that set the standard for patient-centered health care. Whether you are a new graduate or an experienced nurse, MUSC has a vast range of opportunities throughout our organization, primary, specialty units and ambulatory sites. With a focus on educational develop ent, competitive pay and exc llent benefits, come join the team that is changing what’s possible.

MUSC Medical Center, Human Resources 163 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 200, MSC 602 Charleston, SC 29425 muhaemployment@musc.edu 843-792-0819 To apply, visit musc.edu/careers At MUSC, our nurses are passionate care team members that set the standard for patient-centered health care. Whether you are a new graduate or an experienced nurse, MUSC has a vast range of opportunities throughout our organization, primary, specialty units and ambulatory sites. With a focus on educational development, competitive pay and excellent benefits, come join the team that is changing what’s possible. To apply, visit musc.edu/careers

We’re Hiring! Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Mental Health Consultants, Finance Specialists, and more! Visit us at www.multco.us/jobs In the heart of Portland, Oregon

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Longview, Texas

Eye-to-Eye.

PUSH THE LIMITS OFWHAT’S POSSIBLE Start your career here and make a difference.

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work with innovative teams as we drive excellence and improve patient outcomes. And you’ll be joining an award winning organization that is consistently ranked as a top hospital for cancer by US News & World Report and listed on Glassdoor’s annual Employee Choice Awards.

At Longview Regional, we agree on exceptional patient care. A t Longview Regional Medical Center, our supportive setting helps new grads make a smooth transition to professional practice. If you share our view of excel- lence, we invite you to explore a future as a member of our diverse team, united by our commitment to provide quality healthcare services to our community. Come discover the hills, lakes and piney woods of East Texas and great lifestyle in Longview.

Entry-level opportunities for Healthcare, Science & Liberal Arts Majors

NEW YORK CITY LONG ISLAND

WESTCHESTER COUNTY

NEW JERSEY

careers.mskcc.org MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. FIND YOUR LIFE’S CALLING

NURSING OPPORTUNITIES

• Med/Surg • NICU/Nursery • Pediatrics

• Cath Lab • Critical Care • Emergency

HBCUCAREERS.COM 10003433-NY15264 MEMSLK 3.5” x 4.75” Meghan Brady v.1 Healthcare Section for the next HBCU Careers Magazine. 800-955-5134 Don’t miss out!! Contact us today to reserve your space in the

• Surgical Services • Women’s Services

• Heart and Vascular • Intermediate Care • Labor and Delivery

ALLIED HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES

• Radiology • Respiratory Therapy

• Lab • Medical Records • Pharmacy

Please apply online today! LongviewRegional.com

Better Healthcare Starts Here

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You want a career tailored specifically to meet your life needs and professional goals, which is just what we offer. VCU Medical Center is ranked among the best hospitals in Virginia by U.S.News & World Report year after year. Simply put, we’re the best because our people are. What’s more, we offer more than 400 work/life benefits, including flexible work options and schedules, competitive pay, generous benefits, on-site child and elder care and tuition assistance that make your career, and your life, better by design. The next step in your career. Designed with you in mind.

Visit vcuhealth.org/careers

The Magnet Recognition Program ® , ANCC Magnet Recognition ® , Magnet ® , ANCC National Magnet Conference ® , and Journey to Magnet Excellence ® , names and logos are registered trademarks of the American Nurses Credentialing Center. All rights reserved. EOE/AA. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Ranked in top 50 for Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Orthopedics and Nephrology.

Congratulations, Duke University Health System

Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, and Duke Raleigh Hospital have again achieved the most prestigious national honor for professional nursing practice by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): Magnet Program® designation. This designation represents the gold standard of nursing excellence and our steadfast commitment to caring for our patients, their loved ones and each other every day.

Life as a Duke Nurse is an exciting one.

“This honor is the culmination of continuous effort by Duke University Health System nurses to ensure the best possible care for our patients and their loved ones wherever they receive care in our health system.” Mary Ann Fuchs, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Vice President of Patient Care and System Chief Nurse Executive for DUHS.

Duke Nurses are transforming the future of patient care. Guided by our mission, vision and values, we are committed to excellence. We are leaders, innovators, and educators. We are passionate about what we do.

Become part of our Magnet-designated team today. EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITIES. REWARDING EXPERIENCES. dukenursing.org

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Opportunities for a Lifetime

Duke Health nurses are dedicated to transforming patient care and raising the standards of nursing excellence. Every day, our nurses go above and beyond the call of duty to deliver extraordinary care to patients. As a Duke Nurse, they have all the advantages of working in a health system with Magnet® recognition, world-class facilities and innovative technologies. And, they benet from living and working in an area that embraces and celebrates diversity. Our leaders guide staff in providing patient-centered and evidence-based care and are involved in mentoring the next generation of health care leaders. Many of Duke Health’s exceptional nurses attended HBCUs; three are featured below:

Be part of excellence. Be a Duke Nurse.

Gloria A. McNeil, DNP, MBA, MA, RN, NEA-BC, NE-BC, CENP Title: Associate Chief Nursing Officer

Priscilla Ramseur, DNP, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC Title: Chief Nursing & Patient Care Services Officer Entity: Duke Raleigh Hospital North Carolina Central University Priscilla’s learned from a recruiter about Duke’s “New to the OR Program,” and she wanted to work for a health system that offered such opportunities. After a tour of the facility and introduction to the OperatingRoomDirector andAdministrator, she knew that it was the right place for her. Because Duke Health provides numerous opportunities for both career progression and personal growth, Priscilla has served in a variety of roles, from a clinical nurse in the OR, to a manager and leader in the organization, and now as a health system executive. “Duke offers opportunities for whatever you’re looking for - there truly is an opportunity for everyone.” ~Priscilla Ramseur

Frank DeMarco, MSN, RN Title: Associate Chief Nursing Officer Ambulatory and Emergency Services Entity: Duke University Hospital Winston-Salem State University Frank wanted to relocate from New York and wanted to work at the best, so when he chose North Carolina, he knew about the reputation and prestige of Duke University Hospital. Even though he interviewed at other hospitals, he knew Duke was the best, and he has never looked back. From a professional perspective, both he and the health system are always striving to be the best. Duke Health leaders mentored Frank and encouraged him to advance his education, allowing him to grow clinically and professionally as a nurse. They invested a lot of time in him, and the loyalty at Duke is second to none. “I bleed Duke Blue. I know I am part of something bigger here. It’s not about me, but about Duke Health as a team. There is a sense of loyalty that is second to none.” ~Frank DeMarco

Entity: Duke Regional Hospital North Carolina Central University

Gloria began her nursing career at Durham Regional Hospital in 1979; the facility became part of Duke in 1998. As part of the collaborative team at Duke Regional Hospital, Gloria has access to all that the health system has to offer, including continuing education, research and leadership development opportunities. She has returned to school three times, earning two master’s degrees and a doctorate. With strong ties to North Carolina Central University, where she mentors nursing students and is a guest lecturer, Gloria was invited to be the speaker for the pinning ceremony for the guaduating class of 2016. “We truly believe in and follow our mission – it can be seen daily in how we treat our patients and how we treat our staff.” ~Gloria McNeil

Learn more and apply online at www.Dukenursing.org, or call a Duke recruiter at 888.358.2383

U.S. News &World Report Duke University Hospital (#1), Duke Raleigh Hospital (#13) and Duke Regional Hospital (#13) are proud to have been selected as top hospitals in North Carolina by U.S. News &World Report (2017).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

HBCU Careers Magazine

5 Things to Prepare For Your First Five Days of Work By: Keirsten Greggs

You’re starting your career or continuing your career with a new organization.  In preparation, you completed a number of onboarding tasks. On your first day, or at some point during the first week, you’ll likely participate in the organization’s orientation. You’ll complete a series of forms, learn the organization’s history, learn about health and welfare benefits, review company policies, and be bombarded with a bunch of other topics that are sure to thrill you. While they may not be the most exciting part of starting a new job, New Employee Orientation programs serve an important purpose. In addition to acclimating new hires to the organization’s culture and providing useful information, the best ones are effective retention tools and aid in developing a more productive workforce.  

The more comprehensive programs extend beyond one day.  Many are designed to get the new employee through a ninety-day probationary period and include one week, thirty day, sixty day, and ninety-day milestones.  The way you assimilate into an organization sets the tone for your overall success and satisfaction. Likewise, the first impression you provide of yourself also sets a tone for the type of employee you will be. To put your best foot forward, here are five things you can do in the first five days.    Be on time.   Every department in every workplace has a person who’s designated themselves as timekeeper. For whatever reason, this person thinks it’s their duty to monitor and report everyone’s comings and goings. I encourage you to stay off of their radar by being on time.  Prior to your start date and during what will be your regular travel time; do a dry run of the route you will take to work to determine how much time it takes to get from your door to your seat. For extra assurance, have an alternative route as well. Dress for success. Deciding what to wear to work used to be a big time suck for me. There are far too many times that I wound up wearing something that wasn’t on par with the image I was trying to project because I was forced to rush to ensure I was on time.  To fix this problem, I adopted and adapted the practice of wearing a “uniform”.  I wore a dress every day for 3 months. The practice not only saved time but was empowering and gave me a renewed sense of control.  If a “uniform” is adverse to your personal style, you can do what some of my friends do.  Some plan their outfits for the entire week while others do so the night before. Personalize your workspace. A significant portion of your day will be devoted to preparing for, traveling to and from, and being at work. Incorporating personal items into your workspace improves productivity, can encourage socialization with coworkers who have similar interests and helps you bond with your new environment.  I’m not suggesting you go overboard.  A framed photo or two, desk accessories in your favorite color, a plant, and/or objects pertaining to your outside interests (fraternity, sorority, favorite sports team, favorite actor/actress, etc) can provide the necessary comfort.

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Establish expectations with your supervisor. Schedule a time to talk to your supervisor or team lead to determine what you are expected to accomplish leading up to your first official performance review. This will help you to prioritize tasks, set goals, and identify opportunities for development.  It is also a good idea to determine the way in which you should solicit feedback on your performance outside of the planned review period(s).   Create a Routine. There will be people you encounter at work who appear to have it all together.  They carry themselves as if Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” is based on them. One thing these people have in common is that they are strategic, proactive planners.  Your routine should start as soon as you turn off your alarm.  It can include things like meditation, prayer, eating breakfast, and going to the gym.  Decide if you will bring or buy your lunch and what time you will eat.  Add reminders to your calendar so that you take breaks throughout the day.  Get in the habit of meeting one person a week who is not in your immediate work group as means to expand your network.   Lastly, have fun! Before you know it, you’ll be one of the people that new hires view as having it all together.

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MUSC Medical Center, Human Resources 163 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 200, MSC 602 Charleston, SC 29425 muhaemployment@musc.edu 843-792-0819 At MUSC, our nurses are passionate care team members that set the standard for patient-centered health care. Whether you are a new graduate or an experienced nurse, MUSC has a vast range of opportunities throughout our organization, primary, specialty units and ambulatory sites. With a focus on educational development, competitive pay and excellent benefits, come join the team that is changing what’s possible. To apply, visit musc.edu/careers pay and excellent benefits, come join the team that is changing what’s possible. To apply, visit musc.edu/careers

!"#$%#&% ! '() ! *+, !!!!!!!!!!!! -)+.(#&% ! &)/ ! 0)#%('1 Join a strong team dedicated to scholar success. We are looking for gap closers & game changers. Visit us at http://www.sacsny.org Summit Academy Charter School bridges the gap between aspirations and reality by preparing 6th - 12th grade scholars to gain acceptance to, excel in and graduate from college by using three pillars of success: mastery of core subjects, character building and community leadership. Summit Academy Charter School WHAT WE DO Summit Academy builds a partnership among parents, scholars and teachers that put learning first. By providing outstanding educators, more time in school learning, and a strong culture of achievement, Summit Academy helps all scholars climb the mountain to college. WHY IT MATTERS Summit Academy brings the benefits of rigorous scholarship to one of Brooklyn ! s most under-served communities. We provide scholars in South Brooklyn with a public education that addresses their academic needs and delivers on the aspirations they and their families hold for them. The school prepares scholars to reach grade level expectations and develop the skills, competencies, and character necessary for success in college. JOIN OUR TEAM To apply for a teaching position in: ELA, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies submit a current resume via fax at (718) 875-1891 or visit us online. Summit Academy Charter School 27 Huntington Street Brooklyn, NY 11231

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Tangipahoa Parish School System consists of 34 schools, 20,000 located area offers a combination of small-town charm, along with progressive economic development, opportunities for all ages, families, oci -economic levels, and professional and social interests. With access to numerous restaurants, shopping, and social activities, Tangipahoa Parish is a great place to live and work. 9 Competitive salaries and benefits 9 Only minutes from exciting New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA and only a 1-hour drive to the Biloxi, MS Coast area 9 Southeastern Louisiana University conveniently located for continuing education opportunities 9 Tuition assistance for certified employees working on advanced degrees 9 Growing magnet school community and many schools implementing the Teacher Advance Program (TAP) 9 Superb technology support and professional development Call or visit our website www.tangischools.org for current job openings, applications, and job fair information. Tangipahoa Parish School S stem 59656 Puleston Road Amite, LA 70422 985-748-2524 Arlington Public Schools is the 14th largest school system in Virginia. Arlington County is a diverse, dynamic and professional community located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The school district provides excellent compensation and benefits, small class sizes, first-rate facilities, state-of-the-art technology, a wide range of professional development opportunities including National Board Certification support, an administrative cohort, and a gifted endorsement program. Apply online or download an application at http://jobs.arlington.k12.va.us . For more information e-mail personnel@ arlington.k12.va.us or call 703-228-6189. Seeks applicants in all grades & subject areas Tangipahoa Parish School System consists of 34 schools, 20,000 students, and 2,600 employees. TPSS is the largest employer in Tangipahoa Parish. The conveniently Arlington Public Schools

students, and 2,600 employees; TPSS is the largest employer in the parish. The area offers a combination of small town charm along with progressive economic development which is great for all ages, families, socio-economic levels, and professional and social interest. With plenty of restaurants, shopping, and social activities, Tangipahoa Parish is a great place to live and work.  Competitive Salary and Benefits  Located only minutes from exciting New Orleans and Baton Rouge LA, and only an hour ride to the Biloxi, MS Gulf Coast area  District has Magnet schools and is implementing Teacher Advancement Program (TAP) in some schools as well.  Tuition assistance for certified employees working on advanced degrees  Southeastern Louisiana University conveniently located for continuing education opportunities  Superb technology support and professional development Join Our Team Today! Call or visit our website for current job openings, applications, and job fair information

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