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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Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Castelluccio, C’19, Software Development Engineer, Amazon FinTech Spectra

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Andrew graduated Drew with a B.A. in Computer Science in 2019.  He worked as a Software Engineer for AWS Transit Gateway in Washington, D.C. before moving to Amazon FinTech Spectra in New York City, where he’s worked as a Software …

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Student Spotlight: Mariam Gelbakhiani C’21

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Mariam Gelbakhiani C’21
Major: Business
Minor: Media & Communications
Launch Career Community: Arts & Communications & Languages and
Business, Finance and Entrepreneurship
 Launch Identity/Affinity Community: International Student
Clubs: Drew University Program Board, Feminist Intersection, Art History Club, International Students Association, and …

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nancy Vitalone-Raccaro, Associate Professor of Education

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Nancy Vitalone-Raccaro (PhD, Temple University) has a teaching career dedicated to the field of Special Education. As an expert teacher educator, Dr. Vitalone-Raccaro is committed to training teachers who are critical thinkers and prepared to meet the challenges of 21st …

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Alumni Spotlight: Kashon Lopes, Vice Principal at McKinley Elementary School, Newark, NJ

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Kashon Lopes is a devout educator and educational leader. His love of literature and language are only superseded by his passion for teaching and learning, students, and urban education.

He graduated Drew University with a B.A. in English with minors …

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Student Spotlight: Jose Fabrizzio Cevallos C’22

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Jose Fabrizzio Cevallos C’22
Major: Biology
Launch Career Community: Medicine & Health Profession
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: First-Generation, International Student, Commuter |Transfer |Non-Traditional
Club: Ariel

What attracted you to Drew?

I was attracted to the forest environment because I grew up …

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

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

Van Der Plas Gallery | Art Gallery Intern | NYC | Unpaid

Busy art gallery in the Lower East Side is currently looking for undergraduates, graduates or recent graduates to assist in the day to day running of an art gallery as an …

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8 Online Jobs for Musicians: How To Turn Your Talent Into Cash

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Being a musician can be an extremely fulfilling vocation or side-hobby but hitting stardom isn’t exactly an option unless you’re either super lucky or super talented – usually both. The internet allows for many new ways to make money.

I’ve gathered …

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Alternative careers in dance: Becoming a Dance/Movement Therapist

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Whether you are a retired professional, a young student just starting out or an individual with a passion for movement but not looking to make it in the competitive professional circuit, there is a career that may be for you. …

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Starting a Business After College? Advice for Entrepreneurial Grads

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In the next few weeks, thousands of bright-eyed, ambitious graduates will walk out of the hallowed halls of institutions of higher learning and into the larger world. Among these graduates will be the next generation of innovators, founders, entrepreneurs and …

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How to Land a Finance Job with a Bachelor’s Degree

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Landing a finance job with just a bachelor’s degree isn’t impossible, but it’s highly competitive. The in-boxes, both digital and physical, of industry professionals and HR folks at banks and brokerages are stuffed with the resumes of students who have …

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