Undocumented Students

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Undocumented Students

Below are resources our CPD team has collected to help support Undocumented Students. You’ll find many more helpful resources in our Handshake Resource Library. Our CPD Career Coaches can also provide additional resources, support, and advice customized to meet your unique interests. Schedule an appointment on Handshake.

Connect with Employers Using upskill

upskill is a new talent platform designed from the ground up to help student job seekers be seen. Explore roles, connect with employers, and get personalized feedback to align yourself with a career that inspires you. Join 21,000+ students around the …

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An Undocumented Student’s Uphill Road to College and Career Success

Jun 14, 2023 by Alexa Maqueo Toledo

As a DACA recipient in Tennessee, my higher education journey wasn’t easy. I didn’t qualify for in-state tuition because my state prohibits undocumented students from accessing it. Never mind that I graduated with honors from …

By Peter Krause
Peter Krause Assistant Director | Career Coach
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Beyond DACA: A Directory of Resources for Undocumented Students & Individuals

The U.S. is home to more than 408,000 undocumented students in higher education and close to 2.7 million Dreamers across the country. The purpose of this Beyond DACA directory is to provide a consolidated place for the most recent resources …

By Peter Krause
Peter Krause Assistant Director | Career Coach
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Ask the Experts: How should Dreamers communicate their work eligibility to prospective employers?

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On President Biden’s first day in office he proposed an immigration bill that features a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and makes Dreamers — young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children — immediately eligible …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Disclosing Your Immigration Status as a DACA Recipient

When it comes to job applications and interviews with potential employers, it can be challenging for Dreamers to know when, how or if to disclose their immigration status. Ultimately, deciding whether to disclose your DACA status is up to you. …

By Symba
Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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