People with Disabilities

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Although 61 million Americans are living with a disability, it is common for people with disabilities to encounter discrimination, mental illness, poverty, inadequate access to care, stigmas, and abuse. If you are struggling with mental …

By Christina Pero
Christina Pero Employer and Alumni Experiences Manager
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2025 AMCAS Application Open!

For those of you applying to medical school this cycle, the 2025 American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) application is open! Starting today, May 1, you can initiate an application for the 2025 application cycle. A 2025 application should be completed …

By Alyssa Rodriguez
Alyssa Rodriguez Career Advisor
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5 Secrets to Balancing Work Performance and Mental Wellness

Two of the most important ongoing discussions in the modern workplace center on work performance and mental well-being. These two elements are closely linked—your mental health has a direct effect on the quality and consistency of your work, and vice …

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Mental Health Awareness: What You Can Do to Help

All throughout the month of May we’ve been covering a variety of topics relating to mental well-being, from the telltale signs of burnout at work, to the different types of mental health leave available to you. Today we’re going to …

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SNAP Benefits Webinar

Recently the Health Promotion Office partnered with a Legal Assistance of Western NY (LawNY) to provide a webinar about SNAP Benefits (formerly know as Food Stamps) for college students. Check out the recording to learn about eligibility, applying, and how …

By Jonathan Bratt
Jonathan Bratt Career Advisor
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Interview Prep for UX Design Roles with Adobe

Adobe UX Designer (and Springboard mentor!) Karen Ko has a fascinating job: she works on the Creative Cloud Desktop application and Creative Cloud libraries. But a couple of years ago, she was just another applicant from a UX Bootcamp program.

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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Who’s Hiring? 9 Organizations Offering Mental Health Services

Over recent years, there’s been incredible progress made toward ending the stigmas surrounding mental illness and increasing awareness about the importance of mental health. But even as more people acknowledge the need for increased health care and support, the United …

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Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search

“The job search can be stressful for anyone. You have to find a company you like offering a position you’re qualified for (and will hopefully enjoy!), and then you have to submit your application, reach out to your potential references, clean up your social media, and (fingers crossed) prepare for an interview. You have to think about what you want and how you’ll convince employers you’re the very best person for the job. It’s enough to make anyone self-conscious, nervous, and even a little overwhelmed.

Transgender and nonbinary folks experience all of the above, of course—but with added layers of stress regarding how we’re perceived, evaluated, and treated.”

Read full article here.

By Julie Moore
Julie Moore Career Advisor
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This Week in Emerging Tech | April 25th, 2024

Hello Emerging Technologies Career Community! This week we’ve got a couple of internships, and work opportunities available. So check that out down below!

Alumni Connected and Featured Opportunities
Make the most of your summer!! | WRTG 273 Summer Course

 This interactive …

By Cordelia Smith
Cordelia Smith Career Advisor
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How to Maximize Your Summer as a Graduate Student/Recent Alumni!

Attention all graduate students! Whether you are graduating this May 2024, participating in summer internships or research opportunities, exploring possibilities related to your career, or just taking some time off, make sure you have career in mind during Summer 2024! …

By David Cota-Buckhout
David Cota-Buckhout Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Career Support
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