Jennifer Islam

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Jennifer Islam

Jenn counsels and advises Drew students and alumni on their career, job, and internship plans and critiques resumes/CVs, personal statements, and cover letters. She coordinates internship registrations in conjunction with the Director. Additionally, she prepares and delivers workshop presentations both independently and collaboratively with colleagues, campus partners, and student leaders. Jenn graduated with a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology with a minor in International Studies from Stony Brook University, as well as an M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University of Ohio.

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March 2020 Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Conference

AAC&U invites students, educators, policymakers, and administrators from all campus sectors to participate in this conference that will prioritize collective and shared responsibility for change. Learn more here!

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NSLDC Pride New York City Conference!

Sign up for the NSLDC Pride Conference in NYC on Oct 25th & 26th!

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IRTS Multicultural Career Workshop

Now in its 35th year, the IRTS Multicultural Career Workshop is a two-day conference where attendees have the opportunity to learn about opportunities available within the media industry while also networking with recruiters and company representatives.

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Decolonizing your Bookshelf

Decolonizing Your Bookshelf: Book Club

The Office of Student Engagement is excited to announce Drew’s first ever book club that specifically centralizes authors of Color!

We are excited to announce the book of the semester: When They Call You a …

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Volunteer for Queering the Forest at Drew, 10/7 – 10/11

First and foremost, thank you for being willing to dedicate your time and support for the inaugural Queering The Forest week. As many of you know QTF kicks off next week and runs 10/07/2019-10/11/2019. We have multiple events scheduled for …
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After men in Spain got paternity leave, they wanted fewer kids

Quartz at Work discusses an unanticipated outcome in men’s attitude towards childrearing after Spain instituted paternity leave.

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Texas poised to crack down on wasted college credits, offering better support to transfer students

Transferring colleges comes with an extra layer of challenge, determining which credits transfer and what requirements they fulfill.  In Texas it is estimated that students spend $60 million annually on credits that end up not counting towards a major.  The …

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Trans Studies in Higher Education Syllabus

Dr. Z Nicolazzo created a syllabus focused on Trans* studies and experiences for people who would like to educate themselves.

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Nontraditional college students deserve more support | Opinion

In an excellent opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Suchitra Gururaj and Vivé Griffith, discuss the challenges that nontraditional college students face, how institutions are responding with strategies such as flexible course schedules, hybrid online/in-person courses, and areas where more …

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Women suffer needless pain because almost everything is designed for men

This insightful article from Vox discusses the pain that women often encounter because of a healthcare system biased in favor of men.

 

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