Student Parents

Welcome to the Parenting Students Career Community, a nurturing space created to support students who are also parents, as well as those who support and understand the unique challenges they face. Whether you’re juggling parenthood, academics, and career aspirations, or seeking resources and advice to balance your responsibilities, this community is here for you. Explore this community to discover events and resources tailored to parenting students, access job opportunities, and connect with others who share similar experiences. We welcome everyone to join us in fostering a supportive environment for parenting students as they navigate their academic and career journeys.

The Best College Scholarships for Parents

A blog post by Mia Taylor

“Scholarships for Parents: A Helping Hand for Single Moms” is a comprehensive guide outlining various scholarship opportunities available specifically for single mothers pursuing higher education. The article provides valuable insights into financial aid resources …

By Emma Blackwood
Emma Blackwood
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How to empower student-parents in higher education

A blog post written by Kelsey Fields, Senior Analyst, Product Marketing

This article contains info on how student-parents constitute a significant yet often overlooked demographic in higher education, facing formidable challenges in completing their degrees, and how to recognize these …

By Emma Blackwood
Emma Blackwood
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New overtime rule from U.S. Dept of Labor about to massively increase wages for new grads

Yesterday, the big news in the U.S. labor market was the prohibition of non-competes. Today, the news is even more substantial: four million (!) workers are going to see massive increases to their earnings if their employers continue to require them …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Effective Leadership: Addressing Poor Employee Performance

Talking to employees when they are performing poorly at work can be tricky. You might avoid conflict by ignoring the issue and hoping for a change. Sometimes, you may decide to remove them from a project or assign them a …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Parent Resources

The University of Oklahoma offers a plethora of resources for students who are also parents. To see what those resources are, click here.

By Sage Mauldin, PhD
Sage Mauldin, PhD
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Career Resources

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Marketing Association
American Institute of Architecture Students at the University of Oklahoma
American Indian Science and Engineering Society
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at the University of Oklahoma

Contact & Location

(405) 325-0311

The University of Oklahoma
660 Parrington Oval,
Norman, OK 73019-0390