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Career Center Awarded Grant to Help First-Gen Students Get Business Cards

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

MARCH 12, 2019

The Law School Career Center’s Wendy Griak and Simona Suen were awarded one of this year’s Campus Climate Micro-Grants to fund a new project they created that helps students who are first-gen, from families with little or no legal experience, and/or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds obtain professionally branded business cards.

The goal of the Campus Climate Initiative is to create a campus community where everyone is welcomed, treated with respect, and has the opportunity to succeed.

This new project grant provides funding for 13 J.D. students to purchase business cards. The initiative is part of the Career Center’s ongoing efforts to ensure our students have all the tools and resources to navigate their legal career path.

Business cards help show initiative and professionalism with peers and potential employers, explain Griak and Suen.

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