Yasmin Acosta

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Yasmin Acosta

Yasmin coordinates the Arts, Communications & Languages Career Community and the First Generation  Identity/Affinity Community. She also manages the Career Center’s Peer Career Coach Program, counsels and advises students on career, job, and internship plans, critiques resumes, cover letters, CVs, and personal statements, and presents career development workshops. She also assists with the Student Employment program. Prior to this position Yasmin was the Program Coordinator for Drew University’s Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from Rutgers University, a Master’s degree in Arts & Letters (Literary Studies) from Drew University, and is pursuing a Master of Education also at Drew.

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Internships & Jobs of the Week: Arts, Communications & Languages

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Whitney Museum | NYC | Summer Internship | Paid $5000 stipend

The Whitney’s summer internship is a full-time, paid, nine-week session primarily for undergraduate students. The program includes training, direct work experience, professional development, and a mentorship program that connects interns with key …

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How to get a career in graphic design: 13 pro tips

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Looking for the best graphic design jobs? You’re not alone. This popular profession has never been more competitive, and you’ll need to stand out from the crowd if you’re going to make it.

There’s no ‘one true path’ towards a …

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10 Musical Theatre Jobs Essential For A Production

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Let’s not sugarcoat it: it isn’t easy to break into the musical theatre industry, and nobody is going to hand you a leading role in a Broadway show on a silver platter…

… but there’s more than one way to skin …

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How to Write a Screenplay: Script Writing Example & Screenwriting Tips

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t’s easy to feel intimidated by the thought of writing a screenplay. The rules! The formatting! The binding! Don’t let the seemingly endless parade of screenwriting elements scare you away from writing your first script. Since a familiarity with the …

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Internships and Jobs of the Week: Business, Finance & Entrepreneurship

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Investors Bank | 2021 Summer Internship | Retail Banking 

The 2021 Investors Bank Summer Internship Program offers a 10-week summer experience for students interested in the banking industry. Our internship program is designed to provide interns hands-on, practical experiences while working with …

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9 Things You Should Know About Investment Banking

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Investment banking can be a complex field. It can involve mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, and offering general financial guidance to a corporation or government. It can be a very exciting, fruitful position to be in.

So if you are …

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17 Digital Marketing Trends You Need to Know for 2021

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As we’re rapidly approaching the end of the year, it’s a great time to look ahead at where we’re going and the marketing trends we’re likely to see more of in 2021. I’ve already touched on how we can expect …

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Q&A: How to Be Successful as a First-Generation College Student

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Enrolling in college is only the beginning. The path from college freshman to graduate can be rocky for first-generation students.

Compared with their peers, students who are the first to attend college in their families are often unaware of the …

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Proud First-Generation Graduates Share Their Success Stories

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Working with first-generation students presents educators and counselors with unique challenges and potentially great rewards. While the enrolment rate of first-generation students in the U.S. is rising gradually, their retention and graduation rates are dismal and stagnant. Nearly 90% of …

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Finding success as a first-generation medical student

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Students who were the first in their families to graduate from college are bringing about change in medical school, cheered on by mentors and advocates at their institutions.

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