Pathways to Career Success for Minorities

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This guide lists hundreds of organizations devoted to the educational and career advancement of minorities. It serves as a directory to help find the tools for starting a business, obtaining a grant, investigating colleges, and tapping into professional networks. In addition to information on scholarships, professional organizations, publications, and web sites, the book includes essays on legal rights, affirmative action, and mentoring. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, ...
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Overview

This guide lists hundreds of organizations devoted to the educational and career advancement of minorities. It serves as a directory to help find the tools for starting a business, obtaining a grant, investigating colleges, and tapping into professional networks. In addition to information on scholarships, professional organizations, publications, and web sites, the book includes essays on legal rights, affirmative action, and mentoring. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780894343032
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.92 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction v
Part I Essays on Minority Topics
General Minority Work Issues 3
General Introduction to Financial Aid 7
Minorities in Media 15
Mentors: Offering Guidance to Minorities in Schools and in the Workplace 19
Information = Success: The Role of Technology in Today's Workplace 23
Workplace Diversity: Giving Companies a Competitive Edge in the Business World 29
Leveling the Playing Field: Will Minorities Continue to Benefit from Affirmative Action Policies? 33
Legal Rights and Recourse 39
Minorities in the Arts: Opportunities for Performers, Visual Artists, and Writers 43
Starting Your Own Business 51
Part II Directory
Section A Financial Aid
Fellowships 57
Grants 87
Awards and Loans 99
Scholarships 104
United Negro College Fund Scholarships 171
Internships 177
Section B Organizations
Professional Organizations 181
Other Organizations 202
Minority Colleges 232
Fraternities and Sororities 278
Section C Additional Information
Publications 283
Directories 287
Web Sites 289
Indexes
Institution and Financial Aid Index 297
State Index 329
Academic Index 351
Minority Index 367
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