Equity & Inclusion

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Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage and include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices that actively challenge the systems, structures, and policies of racism.

Sample Behaviors

  • Solicit and use feedback from multiple cultural perspectives to make inclusive and equity-minded decisions
  • Actively contribute to inclusive and equitable practices that influence individual and systemic change
  • Advocate for inclusion, equitable practices, justice, and empowerment for historically marginalized communities
  • Seek global cross-cultural interactions and experiences that enhance one’s understanding of people from different demographic groups and that lead to personal growth
  • Keep an open mind to diverse ideas and new ways of thinking
  • Identify resources and eliminate barriers resulting from individual and systemic racism, inequities, and biases
  • Demonstrate flexibility by adapting to diverse environments
  • Address systems of privilege that limit opportunities for members of historically marginalized communities


Over the course of your educational experience at TU, you can gain equity and inclusion competencies through some of the following methods:

Develop your skills


Use the following list of action verbs to describe activities related to global and intercultural fluency:

  • Analyze; collaborate; communicate; discuss; engage; evaluate; identify; immerse; interact; learn; listen; participate; recognize; understand
  • Consider adding your preferred pronouns to your resume header

Sample Resume Bullet Points

  • Communicated with diverse audiences and stakeholders to ensure solutions are inclusive and enhance belonging
  • Participated in member meetings to discuss German culture and hone German-speaking skills
  • Collaborated with seven students of varying cultural backgrounds to develop a marketing plan for an Italian company producing flavored water
  • Interacted with local residents in Villa Soleada, Honduras, while participating in week-long program to help build homes
  • Learned and improved Italian language skills through immersion while completing semester-long coursework
  • Sought the feedback and opinions of others and took these ideas into account when making decisions
  • Researched impacts of religious upbringing in educational performance

For additional resume assistance, visit the Career Center's Resumes page or schedule an appointment.

Interview Questions 

Be prepared to answer common global and intercultural fluency interview questions including:

  • How have you worked towards inclusive practices?
  • Describe a time when you recognized and overcame your cultural biases.
  • Describe when you initiated a connection with someone from another culture.
  • Give a specific example of how you helped create an environment where differences are valued, encouraged, and supported.
  • Tell me about a time when you worked on a team with individuals from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Describe how your college experience has been enhanced by exposure to diverse people, places, or experiences.
  • Describe a time when you found it difficult to work with someone from a different background.