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Student-Athlete Ethics and Leadership

When Bloomsburg University’s Joey Casselberry tweeted his apology to Mo’ne Davis, it was like trying put toothpaste back inside the toothpaste tube – No matter how hard you try, it’s going to be messy. It seems that student-athletes are in the news everyday – the good, the bad and the ugly. The “Good” of this student-athlete story is Mo’ne

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The Diversity Debate by Marv Russell

As we approached the third millennium, organizations were in a state of shock! The experts predicted a devastating event was rapidly approaching – organizations across America would suddenly be void of the necessary talent required to be competitive in a rapidly changing global economy. The prediction: In the next 20 years, social security benefits would

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The Content of Your Character - Can You Make a Difference

On January 19 I was excited and honored to be invited to deliver the keynote address for Martin Luther King Day celebrations at my alma mater Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Sem provided me  the tools and opened my eyes to my potential, and helped make my dreams come true. I hit

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How to Determine the Legality of an Unpaid Internship Program

I’m a Guest Contributor on Campus Job: How to Determine the Legality of an Unpaid Internship Program This article provides general information to help determine whether interns must be paid the minimum wage and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act for the services that they provide to “for-profit” private sector employers. Background for Understanding

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Marv Russell Interview Job Search Internships

Listen in: On August 28 I was interviewed by Tim Muma on LocalJobNetwork.com on Job Search Guide: Uncover a Great Internship. We discussed my book Finding Your Internship: What Employers Want You to Know, and the importance of finding the best internship for you. I discuss when you should start looking for an internship, what

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Marv Russell Interview with Cyrus Webb LIVE

Listen in: On September 11 I was interviewed  on BlogTalkRadio by Cyrus Webb  Conversations LIVE; we discussed tools I learned playing football at Notre Dame and how they impacted my career and led to my books Linebacker in the Boardroom: Lessons in Life and Leadership and Finding Your Internship: What Employers Want You to Know.  

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Marv Russell Interview with the Experience Pros

Listen in: On September 8,  I was interviewed on The Experience Pros Radio Show by Angel Tuccy and Eric Reamer on Business Tips and Finding Your Internship (at 9:35)            

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3 Ways a Summer Internship Can Help Students Succeed in the Classroom

For most college students, there is nothing worse than retuning to school after being in the sun for 3 months on summer break. The first couple of weeks are always hard getting back into the swing of things, not only have you gone from doing zero classes to a full course load, but you also

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Sportswoman with arms up celebrating success

I have always struggled to find the confidence to purse an internship because to most of my peers I have always been known as just an athlete. As a student-athlete at Duke, I was not sure if I would be able to compete with the rest of my peers because I did not share their

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an internship can guide career choice

Choosing a college major is one of the most stressful decisions a student has to make in their collegiate life. You want to pursue something that you are interested in, but you also want to pursue something that will secure a successful job in the future. How can a student know what field they are

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