You're A Star. Now Prove It.

Set yourself apart from the crowd as a Forté Rising Star.

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Forté's Rising Star program is the easiest way to show leading employers that you're at the top of your game. Join for free and start earning points at your own pace. We'll help you in five major areas—career exploration, personal branding, job searching, networking, and professional values—and when you're done, you get to add the Rising Star designation to your resume. Show this job market that you mean business.

The Rising Star program is open to undergraduate women of all majors at 20+ participating schools, with more on the way!


  1. Be seen by top employers.
    Rock your Rising Star status by adding your candidacy to your resume right away!
  2. Earn swag as you master milestones.
    Redeem rewards that help you shine brighter. You can snag resume books, interview prep tips, and more.
  3. See your career path open up in front of you.
    Explore cool careers, learn about MBA benefits and requirements, and check out our women's leadership events and webinars.
  4. Lean in with our leaders.
    Make mentoring relationships that will last a lifetime when you network with business leaders, MBA students, and career counselors. It's like having a career prep coach delivered right to your fingertips.
  5. Jump start your job search—and earn points.
    Our job resources are all yours as soon as you join. We'll teach you how to stand out and rise above the rest.

The Rising Star initiative is currently available at the following universities: Amherst College, Babson College, Barnard College, Bryn Mawr College, Columbia University, Carlow University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Colby College, College of William & Mary, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Howard University, Hunter College - CUNY, Indiana University, Mount Holyoke College, New York University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Rutgers University, Smith College, Texas A&M University, University of Chicago, University of Colorado, University of Iowa, University of Kentucky, University of Maryland, University of Michigan, University of Rochester, University of Toronto, University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University, Vassar College, Washington University in St. Louis, Wheaton College, and Yale University. Check back soon to see if your school has been added!

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