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Here’s what you need to do to clean up your social media accounts to prepare for your future job search.
Join us at RIC on Nov. 14 for an evening devoted to finding solutions to gun violence. This event is open to the public.
Did you know that employers in many industries are prioritizing applicants with transferable skills found in the humanities?
“I want humanities students to graduate from RIC with a sense of adventure when they see all the career possibilities before them,” says Associate Professor Brandon Hawk.
As jobs become increasingly automated, employers are seeking workers with skills that machines can’t replace – “uniquely human” skills – like the soft skills you learn in the humanities.
“The problem with stereotypes is not that they're untrue, it’s that they’re incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
“When a story begins with emphasis on the technical aspects of writing, it kills the story and assassinates the storyteller. I focus on story. Even more, I focus on the culture around storytelling,” says Clarissa Walker, Ph.D., Writing Center interim director.
“Most of our population walk around very much unaware of what veterans have experienced and what it means to transition back from deployment. It’s important to inform and educate the general public.” — Micaela Black, VetSuccess on Campus