by Carlos Barksdale
When I was caught in a round of layoffs last year, I learned to present clear objectives, show real passion, and display a track record of interest. I cannot stress how important your story is.
We created our digital magazine as a community resource – a place to exchange stories and to empower you to be your best professional self every step of the way.
"I was once homeless. I reminded myself everyday that I was meant for greatness and that the situation was temporary. It was not how my movie would end."
“You have everything you need. Do not wait for permission from others to discover who you are.”
“Take risks, even in discomfort. Therein lies personal and professional growth.”
by Sierra Reed
It’s fun and rewarding to work with such dedicated and amazing people around the world who care about doing good for their community.
"I would encourage anyone dissuaded from studying computer science to push through the difficult math. The grit you develop will help you in your career and beyond."
by Denisha Kuhlor
Unpaid internships create an imbalance that sees the best opportunities go to those who can afford to seize them.
by Porter Braswell
Exposure to a range of career pathways is core to Jopwell’s mission. Because if you don’t understand the breadth of what is out there, how can you determine what’s right for you?
by Christina Lewis Halpern
As much as my father disliked being defined by his race, he was always proud to be African-American. He raised me to be the same.
“We were not going to allow certain members of society to discredit our unique needs just because they do not experience them,” says Black Ivy Pre-Law Society Lydia Anglin.
by Akintunde Ahmad
I've been blessed enough to make good decisions, get just the right amount of exposure, and have just enough luck. But I’m no one’s counterpoint to a so-called lack of ambition.
by Porter Braswell & Ryan Williams
We’ve grown tired of the lack of representation or misrepresentation of our community. The Jopwell Collection is a step towards changing that.
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