ERIC Number: ED458403
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pathways to Career Success for Minorities: A Resource Guide to Colleges, Financial Aid, and Work.
Powley, Sherry; Schaffert, Tim
This book contains 10 essays and a directory of financial aid, organizations, and additional information that minority students and employees can use to find sources of funding for further education and career advancement. The 10 essays cover the following topics: (1) general minority work issues; (2) introduction to financial aid; (3) minorities in media; (4) mentors; (5) technology in the workplace; (6) workplace diversity; (7) minority groups and affirmative action policies; (8) legal rights and recourse; (9) minorities in the arts; and (10) starting your own business. The first section of the directory provides information on hundreds of financial aid opportunities, including fellowships, grants, loans, awards, scholarships, and internships/career guidance opportunities. The second section lists and describes professional organizations, minority colleges, fraternities and sororities, and other groups that assist individuals in the pursuit of career education and community. The final section provides additional information such publications (magazines, journals, newspapers) and Web sites of relevance to minorities seeking to develop their careers. Indexes following the entries can help the reader locate opportunities by institution and financial aid name, by state, by academic subject, or by minority group (African American, Asian American, Native American, and Hispanic). (KC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Access to Information, Affirmative Action, American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Career Education, Career Guidance, College Programs, Diversity (Institutional), Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Entrepreneurship, Government Role, Grants, Hispanic Americans, Job Training, Mentors, Minority Groups, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Nontraditional Students, Paying for College, Postsecondary Education, Scholarship Funds, Social Support Groups, Student Employment, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tax Credits, Users (Information), Work Environment, Work Study Programs
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
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