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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Student Spotlight: Minyan Gao C’23

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Minyan Gao C’23
Majors: Economics and Mathematics
Launch Career Communities: Business, Finance & Entrepreneurship and Science, Technology, Engineering & Sustainability
Launch Identity/Affinity Community: International Student
Finance Team Member of Drew TEDX University

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5 Ways Actors Can Make Extra Cash…As Actors

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Everyone knows actors can survive on waitressing and bartending- but how about some gigs that actually use those skills you acquired in acting school? Here are five gigs that pay actors for using their thespian backgrounds.

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Working in publishing: fifteen things you need to know

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It’s not all about editing…

Though almost every would-be publisher wants to work in editorial, there are plenty of other roles available that might be more suited to your skills (or which might offer you another way into the business): …

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7 Best Finance Companies To Work for in 2021

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If you’re interested in working in finance, it’s important to research finance companies and choose the businesses that best suit your skills and professional goals. With so many finance companies out there, it can be challenging to know where to …

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Best Jobs for Graduates With a Business Degree

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Business majors develop many valuable skills and areas of knowledge that enable them to make a significant contribution to the corporate and not-for-profit worlds. They can quantify a set of data, evaluate the financial impact of decisions, and use figures …

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4 Interview Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

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Not getting the job offer after an interview is something we’ve all likely experienced. And often, we falsely believe we didn’t get the offer because the employer didn’t think we were qualified. However, the fact that we were selected to …

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Student Spotlight: Linsay Arnold C’23

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Linsay Arnold C’23                            
Major: Business, with a focus in Marketing
Minor: Media and Communications
Launch Career Communities: Business, Finance & Entrepreneurship and Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: Gender & Sexuality and Visible/Invisible Disabilities
Member and Match Secretary of …

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Student Spotlight: Shivani Mody C’21

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Shivani Mody C’21
Major: Neuroscience
Minor: Chemistry
Launch Career Community: Science, Technology, Engineering & Sustainability
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: First-Generation, Ethnic/Racial Heritage, and Limited Resources
Baldwin Honors Scholar
Civic Scholar
Nu Ro Psi (National Honor Society)
Tri Beta (Biological Honor Society)

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Student Spotlight: Mollie Ankrom C’21

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Mollie Ankrom C’21
Major: Environmental Science and Sustainability
Minor: Biology
Launch Career Communities: Science, Engineering, Technology and Sustainability and Medicine & Health Professions
Captain of the Cross-Country Team
Outdoor Recreation Club (1st and 2nd year)
French Club (1st and 2nd …

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Student Spotlight: Alison Kipe C’21

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Alison Kipe C’21                                     
Majors: Art History and Studio Art
Minors: German, Italian, Chemistry
Launch Career Community: Arts, Communications & Languages and Science, Engineering, Technology & Sustainability
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: Gender & Sexuality and Faith, Religion and Spirituality
Delta Phi Alpha …

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