By Joycelyn Cabrera, Student Digital Reporter Student Advice: Starting a new semester, EAW new-hires, and incoming freshmen Students from various Education at Work programs are sharing advice for their peers and incoming freshmen as the new semester begins. The past two semesters have caused major changes in student life as the COVID-19 pandemic results in…

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Making Personable Connections A former Education at Work student ambassador who completed her undergraduate degree says she couldn’t have gotten where she is now without taking every opportunity that came her way. Sam Corrales, a now-former EAW student success ambassador, is pursuing her masters’ degree in public administration after two high-achieving years with EAW. Sam…

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Emma Mower has taken initiative throughout her college career – and she brought that same drive to her work life with Education at Work. Emma, an early-grad, is set to earn her degree in business administration from Arizona State University in December. She spent her last semester of college with EAW with a plan to…

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By Joycelyn Cabrera, EAW Student Digital Reporter   Well, we’re halfway through with 2020 and in the middle of a pandemic – and universities are starting back up in August. So, what does that mean for students?   College students in particular are in a unique bind. From financial needs, to complicated housing situations – not to mention the added…

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By Brittany Collier, EAW Student Marketing Assistant Prepare for your classes to move online Many colleges across the United States have quickly developed new plans to slow the spread of COVID-19 this fall. In June, the Chronicle of Higher Education tracked a list of universities’ plans for the fall semester. The largest category of colleges,…

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Miguel Valladares is an Arizona State University student, studying sports business, and entering his sophomore year in college. He is also the oldest of four, Mexican-American, and a first-generation college student. “To go on and get into college,” Miguel says, “it made my parents proud and it made me proud because it’s something I’ve dreamed…

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By Joycelyn Cabrera, EAW Student Digital Reporter Education at Work is adjusting to the needs of students getting interviewed, hired, trained, and working the job – all from home. In the middle of a global pandemic, getting a job is a relief for many college students. A majority of college students in the workforce have…

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“I’m really proud of myself for getting this far.” Lizbeth Fonseca has a lot to be proud of. As a first-generation student, she has continued to be resilient in her efforts to pursue her dreams. Lizbeth is a senior studying finance at The University of Texas at Dallas who jumped at the opportunity to work…

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By: Joycelyn Cabrera, EAW Student Digital Reporter Education at Work in the family Alan and Amala Paul Mundadan bring a new meaning to “EAW Family.” The two siblings have been working for the same program with Education at Work for about five months.   These siblings live together with their family and – after the COVID-19 pandemic reached the United States – now work together in the same house. Previous to…

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How much can a student learn from Education at Work? According to students from all different departments: a lot. Randall Michels works in our Workforce Management department, and he’s learned all about navigation. Randall, a third-year student at Arizona State University, is studying geology. Originally from Ohio, Randall navigated his way out of his home…

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