Monthly Digest, Vol 6 - July 2021

Check out our Career Connections website page for career related information and opportunities or click below to see your opportunities based on your year in college.

Upcoming Opportunities
Join us to hear the professional experiences of five TheDream.US alumni: a nurse, a med student, a therapist, a health administrator, and a physician assistant grad student. They will also share advice and resources.

In case you missed our previous Career Gatherings you can watch them here:

Virtual Networking Event
July 1 at 4pm ET/1pm PT

To grow your network, get access to resources, and connect with undocumented & DACAmented students, professionals, allies, and enthusiasts in tech, check out Dreamers in Tech.

Read their new guide: 5 Reasons Undocumented Immigrants Should Go Into Tech. It provides an overview of what the tech industry is and how undocumented individuals can get started.
Career Grad Festival
July 1st to August 30th
To sign up go here.

This online career and professional development conference hosted by TalentMarks features over 72 short presentations by career authors and coaches who will give you career advice. You will have access to all lectures as well as handouts and eChapters of authors’ books.
ALPFA National Convention
August 2 - 4
To see schedule and sign-up go here.

The Association of Latino Professionals for America, is holding its National Virtual Convention to bring together thousands of students and professionals. Through expanded knowledge, job creation, mentorship, networking, and philanthropy, the ALPFA convention can help you develop your career.
Opportunities by college year
First Year
Need help choosing your major or career? YouScience can help! Its assessment will take you through a series of fun games to identify your strengths and interests. Then, it will recommend majors and careers personalized to you. It will also give you lots of information about these majors and careers. Watch video above to learn more.

To sign up go here. Then, YouScience will email instructions to open an account and begin. Check your spam folder!
Earn money while building your resume! Parker Dewey connects you to employers who offer paid Micro-Internships – small work projects where you can demonstrate your skills, explore career paths, develop your professional network and build your resume!

Visit TheDream.US-Parker Dewey page to sign-up and apply. Follow these tips for signing up and getting hired!
Check out these Entrepreneurship Resources for those looking to become independent contractors or start a business. This is a viable career path for all, especially for those without DACA or TPS.

You can also watch this info session to learn how joining or starting a worker's cooperative is a good option to become an entrepreneur.

Recent graduates and Seniors - are you looking for a job in any business related field?

Sign-up with AVENICA, one of our partners, to receive personalized career coaching and possible job placement. AVENICA partners with dozens of businesses looking to hire recent or soon to be college graduates.

To learn more and to sign up go here.
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