Roger Adkins

Executive Director, Center for Global and Career Education

Roger Adkins

Pronouns: They/them/their

Roger Adkins is a scholar-administrator with a complex profile that includes extensive administrative work and expertise in global learning, ongoing interdisciplinary research and scholarship, and teaching in both domestic and international settings. They are a passionate interculturalist who strives to make global learning accessible for every student, both in on-campus and off-campus settings. Roger identifies as queer, lives with a disability (not visible), and comes from a working-class background. They were also a first-generation college student. They are passionate about inclusiveness and are very happy to serve as a mentor or advocate for students from diverse backgrounds. They identify as gender nonbinary and use they/them/their pronouns.

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Global Topic: Hitchhiking Imperialism

By the 19th century, as the UK (and the “Pax Britannica”) helped introduce a more modern global economy, a country did not have to be a colonial power itself in order to benefit from the profits of global imperialism. Scandinavia …

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How the model minority myth holds Asian Americans back at work—and what companies should do

Original article by Jennifer Liu

In some ways, Quincy Surasmith says he didn’t feel like an outsider growing up. Surasmith, who is Thai American and Chinese American, was raised in a part of L.A. that had a large Asian American …

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2 Earlham College seniors to travel the world as Watson Fellows

For the second year in a row, two seniors from Earlham have been selected for the prestigious Watson Fellowship, continuing the College’s proud tradition of producing curious and confident global scholars.

Esther Mano, an African and African American studies and …

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Starting Salary Projections Positive for the Class of 2021; Big Increase for Humanities Graduates

By: NACE Staff

The average starting salary projections for all reported categories of majors for Class of 2021 bachelor’s degree graduates show increases, albeit some of them are on the smaller side, according to NACE’s Winter 2021 Salary Survey.

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Why foreign-language skills matter for the next-generation workforce

By: Kanoe Namahoe (SmartBrief)

Demand is growing for multilingual work talent. Organizations are increasingly seeking employees who can speak more than one language, according to a 2017 report from New American Economy. This is particularly true for companies and industries …

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Nervous About A Job Interview? 15 Smart Strategies To Conquer Your Anxiety

No matter how many job interviews you’ve gone through, it’s perfectly normal to get nervous beforehand. You might be unable to sleep the night before or feel your stomach tying up in knots as the meeting time draws closer. If …

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U.S. News Publishes Job Rankings for 2021

Each year, U.S. News publishes top-100 job rankings, including an overall ranking that considers factors such as number of openings anticipated, median salary, and level of education required, and then targeted listings for professional areas, median salary levels, and other …

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Employer Recruitment Research

We need your input! Please fill out this survey and help the Employer Relations Team gather this important data to embark on an employer relations recruitment plan to bring more employers to campus, both virtually and in person. Your responses …

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Building Rapport with Your Professors

Your professors can be an enormous part of your team of mentors as you build toward your post-college professional and academic goals. But they can only play that role for you if you develop mentorship relationships with them. This blogger …

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Getting the Most Out of Your EPIC Advantage Award

One of Earlham’s most important, student-centered opportunities for career discernment is the EPIC Advantage: the promise of one, fully funded, career-related experience prior to graduation. We tout that every student may qualify for up to $5000 toward this experience, which …

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