Tag: diversity

Neurodiversity In The Workplace

NEURODIVERSITY (noun): The range of differences in individual brain function and behavioral traits, regarded as part of normal variation in the human population (used especially in the context of autistic spectrum disorders) (Oxford English Dictionary).  Neurodiversity, coined by sociologist Judy Singer, was originally a mantle taken up by the autism spectrum community, but now casts ...

Should you put your preferred pronouns on your resume?

You might have noticed various workplace signatures or Zoom names with a gender pronoun such as they/them/theirs, she/her/hers, he/him/his, and others. When searching and applying to jobs, you can include your gender identity in certain ways. Insert pronouns under your name on your resume in the headerUse them as a signature under your name on ...

How to Get a Job in Social Justice

The pandemic has shed light on racial health disparities and the ongoing police brutality has ignited a national movement for racial equity. This has resulted in many more people willing to enter careers that will transform our society. Whether you want to be an advocate for underrepresented populations or be a data analyst for a ...

Networking Tips for Minority Professionals

I recently met with a BU journalism major who shared about her experience networking as an Asian American pursuing a career in media. She noted that, "It's very easy to feel isolated in the career world. Since journalism is extremely competitive, times can arise where you feel like the barriers your facing are insurmountable. " ...

Internship Series: Hispanic Black Gay Coalition

Amanda Reveles CAS’17 | Astronomy Youth Conference Organizer CCD: Tell us about internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Amanda: I was in charge of soliciting sponsors and in kind donations as well as creating a website for the conference. I also communicated with a lot of youth and other nonprofit organizations to get facilitators for ...