BLACK and LATINX Professional Immersion Experience
The Spring 2023 B.L.A.C.K. & L.A.T.I.N.X. Professional Immersion Experience has been designed to provide learners with the opportunity to interact with some of the most prominent professionals and companies across diverse fields located in Boston and Maine. The intensive will be held in-person, on the Boston campus. To be eligible for this program, learners must identify as Black/African-American and/or Latinx/e. Preference will be given to students currently in or entering their final year or semester at Northeastern and first year alumni.
Learners who attend all the intensive program sessions will obtain premier access to The Roux Institute Diversity Career Fair (held in Boston on March 20th at the Cabral Center) and the B.L.A.C.K. and L.A.T.I.N.X. Career Fair (held in Boston on March 30th at the Cabral Center). Please note, however, that extenuating circumstances for making up sessions that need to be missed should be communicated and will be considered.
Monday, January 30th – Application opensFriday, February 10th at 11:59 PM – Application closesMonday, February 13th at 5 PM – Acceptance letters go outFriday, February 17th at 5 PM – Commitment form due (for those accepted into the program)
Career and Identity: Friday, February 24th from 1-5 PMCareer Development: Friday, March 3rd from 1-5 PMMock Interview Sessions: Friday, March 10th from 3-5 PM
This program is designed to provide a holistic experience:
Learners will learn about and develop their professional introductions to leverage during career fairs, networking opportunities, and interviews
Learners will revitalize their resume and gain skills on how to develop effective cover letters
Learners will gain and understand strategies of how to recognize and dismantle imposter syndrome
Learners will take professional development assessments to understand how to optimize their strengths
Learners will obtain and practice interview skills through mock interview sessions with career coaches
Learners will attain skills on how to maintain their identity while building their professional brand
Have questions? Reach out to NU PLACE by filling out the form on our website: https://nuplace.northeastern.edu/contact/