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

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The business world needs talented women like you—and Forté wants to help you make your mark. Forté’s Rising Star program is a free opportunity to develop new skills, connect with powerful women, and show leading employers that you have what it takes to succeed in the workplace.

The Rising Star program is open to undergraduate women of all majors at 40+ participating schools, with more on the way. No matter what you’re planning to do after graduation, Forté’s resources and networking tools will help you shine. To get started, all you have to do is sign up. Join today!

Participate at your own pace, and earn points as you go. 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.

RISING STAR BENEFITS

  1. Make a great impression on top employers.
    Update your resume to show that you’re a Rising Star candidate. Access to Forté’s resources is a valuable asset, so make the most of it!
  2. Master milestones to earn real-world rewards.
    As you complete activities on the Rising Star website, you’ll receive career-boosting benefits, including resume reviews, one-on-one consultations, and inspiring swag.
  3. Consider new options on your career path.
    Explore high-level career possibilities, learn about MBA benefits and requirements, and get access to women's leadership events and webinars.
  4. Lean in with Forté leaders.
    We’re a network of motivated women who want to help you succeed. Connect with business leaders, MBA students, and career counselors, and make mentoring relationships that will last a lifetime.
  5. Jump-start your job search.
    As soon as you join, you’ll have access to our job resources. 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, Barnard College, Brandeis University, Bryn Mawr College, Columbia 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, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, Mount Holyoke College, New York University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Rutgers University, Scripps College, Smith College, Texas A&M University, Tufts University, University of Chicago, University of Iowa, University of Kentucky, University of Maryland, University of Michigan, University of New Hampshire, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Rochester, University of Toronto, University of Southern California, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, 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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