Advancing Your Career as a BIPOC Student
Pursuing a career as a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Person of Color) college student requires specialized support and guidance to overcome additional barriers. This page provides tailored resources to help BIPOC students confidently launch successful careers.
The goal is to equip BIPOC students with the specialized career acceleration tools needed to overcome systemic barriers and fully leverage their talents.
Career Center Diversity Statement
The Wofford College Career Center is committed to providing an environment and programming that is welcoming to all students to ensure that every graduate has a professional skill set, the confidence to effectively manage their career, and a sense of empowerment to achieve lifelong success. The knowledgeable staff at the Career Center celebrates and affirms all students as we support their individual journeys toward success. As a team, we embrace and encourage open and honest dialogues with ourselves, colleagues, and students about making our work more inclusive. We are committed to partnering with employers and graduate institutions that uphold the same ideals of inclusivity and we encourage those organizations to recruit and participate in Career Center events at Wofford College. We welcome the entire Wofford community to join and work with us as we grow and succeed together.
Illustrated by Marian Blair
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