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Are you nervous about graduating and finding a job? It’s okay to feel anxious and unsure about what the future holds after you reach a milestone. If you’ve already attempted all the advice that has been given on this blog and elsewhere, first just take a deep breath. It can be overwhelming when the unknown...
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Updated June 28, 2019 Harold Jones-Quartey gave the keynote address at Horizon Science Academy (HSA) Columbus High School’s graduation ceremony on May 25th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m at Arlington High School auditorium located at 1650 Ridgeview Rd, Upper Arlington, OH 43221. Jones-Quartey is a distinguished alumnus who has contributed to the school’s community since he...
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You’ve got your diploma, you wore the cap and gone, and now you’re focusing on finding a job. Perhaps, you need some quick tips for elevating your job search after college. There are many easy strategies to help you in your job hunt post-graduation. Take a break from scrolling through job websites and take a...
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Are you a college student seeking an internship for the summer? That’s a great step in kickstarting your career while you’re still earning your degree! You may know that finding an internship to gain experience in the field that you are earning your degree in is a huge accomplishment, so make sure that you gain...
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Congratulations on graduating with your college degree very soon! You’re almost done with finals and you’re looking forward to wearing the cap and gown and receiving your diploma on stage, which you should be. Beyond the excitement and hard work, you should also have a checklist or bucket list before you graduate to be sure...
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On April 17, 2019, Bryan Sebastian, a senior from Chicago Math and Science Academy, had the opportunity to spend the afternoon with Andrei Damianov and Hans Kraus at Richard Wolf Medical Instruments. This visit was facilitated by Future Institute’s partnership with the ICATT Apprenticeship Program. Mr. Damianov oversees the ICATT Apprenticeship Program at Richard Wolf,...
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If you have a mentor as a college student, you may think that it’s all up to your mentor to give advice as well as provide opportunities and resources; however, you have a bigger role than absorbing what your mentor gives you. Your mentor, overall, gives you a choice to improve yourself. You have to...
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Most college students treat spring break like a week’s vacation from classes, essays and homework. However, you can also treat your spring break like time to work on your big break! This means that you can work on applying for summer jobs, internships, post-graduation jobs, and other career-related opportunities. While this may be more work...
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Future Institute connects college students with businesses in Chicago. We invited Chicago business leaders and high achieving, Chicago area, college seniors to attend this event in order to network and inititate contact between these two groups. The event at the Westin Chicago River North on February 28th was well-attended and productive relationships were started from...
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Dress codes can be very confusing, especially when it comes to professional events and interviews. You may be asking yourself what the difference between “business formal” and “business casual” is or what they even mean by themselves. Dressing to look professional helps you feel confident in the setting you are in. Caring about how you...
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