Achieve the success you've envisioned for yourself, your family, & your community.
Position Yourself for Success.
Welcome to NAVCAP, a career accelerator, mentorship community, and support hub for Black/LatinX graduate students. You deserve a constellation of supports.
What We Do
BUILD professional learning communities and counterspaces
designed FOR Black and LatinX students with guidance from industry experts, mentors, career coaches, and ambitious professional peers.
BUILD graduate student's capacity
by developing a navigational career plan and providing training, resources, and tools for professional and personal growth.
What does this mean?
We use a strategic approach to career growth through
services and solutions.
Equity in DESIGN
Career guidance using an equity-centered approach, expanding standard approaches to career services. Programs designed for EVERYONE miss significant needs of Black & Brown students.
Lifts for Resource Limitations
Solutions to address the lack of diversity in faculty nation-wide & over-extended faculty/ staff of color in PWIs carrying the load in supporting students of color.
Solutions to ask career-focused and experiential questions in a lower-risk, high-impact context from industry experts. Filling the academic to industry gap for more robust career development.
COVID & Conferences
More personal, intimate growth conversations due to absence of in-person conferences and organic member meet-ups for students of color to connect with other faculty & students of color.
Services to support professional positioning. Members will understand their strengths, how to tell the right story, & speak to their values without sacrificing their identity.
Data & Dialogue
Services for access to industry insights. In our NAVCAP NETWORK; members will assess their industry landscape from reach back insights & key performance metrics from individuals in the field.