Join the B.L.A.C.K. (Black Leaders Accessing Consciousness through Knowledge) and L.A.T.I.N.X. (Latinx Accessing Their Intellect through Networking and Exchange) professional immersion experience for an evening of panel discussions, networking opportunities, and information sessions to connect you to hiring opportunities with some of our top employer partners. Learn strategies for navigating the job search as a person of color during COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement. Gain access to job opportunities with employers committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Build your network full of professionals to support you in your career goals!
Schedule of the Event
Individual Zoom links for each part of the program will be sent out to registered participants.
4 – 4:45 PM: Employer Panel and Networking: Preparing for the Job, Internship, and Co-op Search during COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter Movement
Panelists include: Stephen Ezekoye-Ucheomumu (Teach for America), Cresha Lloyd (Google), Jeremy Lopez (State Street), Gillian McLarty (Hubspot)
During each breakout session below, students will have the opportunity to choose between the listed employers for an information/networking session with Black and Latinx professionals sharing hiring opportunities at their companies and stories about their experiences.
4:50 – 5:15 PM: Employer Breakout Session 1:
Google, Teach for America, Johnson Matthey, Arnold Worldwide, Sunwealth, Wellington
5:20 – 5:45 PM: Employer Breakout Session 2:
Teach for America, Hubspot, Arnold Worldwide, State Street/Charles River Development, UCB Biosciences, Bluewolf, an IBM Company, John Snow, Inc.
5:50 – 6:15 PM: Employer Breakout Session 3:
State Street/Charles River Development, Hubspot, True Capital Management, LLC, PowerAdvocate, Boston Children’s Hospital
6:20 – 7 PM: Closing Session: External Resources for BIPOC Job Search and Career Success
Registrants, please upload your resume to the Resume Book in NUworks titled “”B.L.A.C.K. and L.A.T.I.N.X. Career Expo – October 2020.”” This will allow participating employers to have access to your resume.
The B.L.A.C.K and L.A.T.I.N.X. initiatives were designed to provide students of the African Diaspora and/or Latinx heritage the opportunity to interact with prominent Black and Latinx professionals. This event is co-hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, Latinx Student Cultural Center, and Employer Engagement and Career Design.