SIGP Makes Internship Opportunities Financially Accessible

Last year, School of Communications junior Shannon Campbell had every college student’s dream summer. She jetted off to the Czech Republic where she had a prestigious internship in her desired field. Campbell spend two and a half months learning the ropes at the Prague Shakespeare Company. The only problem? The internship was unpaid.

So when she heard about Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA)’s Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP), “I had a lightbulb moment,” Campbell said. “I was like, ‘Okay, I want to do that.’”

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Reimagining the Black House: Where Legacy and Future Meet

Reimagining the Black House: Where Legacy and Future Meet

In spring of 2015, the Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Patricia Telles-Irvin made it a priority to assess and improve black undergraduate students’ experience at Northwestern University. She created the Black Student Experience Task Force, composed of faculty, students, alumni, and staff to examine the issue. They  determined 14 different themes and recommendations on which the University should focus its efforts to improve Black student satisfaction.

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Meet the New Director of Multicultural Student Affairs

Meet the New Director of Multicultural Student Affairs

The department of Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) has found a new director. Daviree Velázquez Phillip started work at Northwestern University on February 12. Prior to coming to Northwestern, Phillip worked as an assistant director of diversity education at Georgetown University’s Center for Multicultural Equity and Access.

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Learn to #LoveYourSelfie During Body Acceptance Week

Learn to #LoveYourSelfie During Body Acceptance Week

When you’re wrapped up in stress and social media, it can be easy to slip into a negative mindset and start comparing yourself to others. Whether this manifests as poor body image, an eating disorder, or you just need a little boost of self-confidence, Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is here to inject a little positivity, support, and self-love into your week with Body Acceptance Week, February 19 – 23.

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Commemorating a Historic Event During Black History Month

Commemorating a Historic Event During Black History Month

February is National Black History Month, a time to celebrate the black community while also recognizing the unique difficulties experienced by black Americans. This year, Black History Month holds even more significance for Northwestern as it is the 50th anniversary of the takeover of the Bursar's office by the black student union.

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