Career & Recruitment Fair

 Career and Recruitment Fair

 September 9, 2021

6 pm — 8 pm

Downtown Washington, DC

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities will host its annual HBCU Career Fair for students, recent alumni and other job seekers. Career fair objectives include Introducing HBCU students and alumni to career, fellowship and intern opportunities; Encourage stakeholders and external partners to recruit from HBCU talent; Serve as a forum that fosters public private partnerships that will reinforce the vital importance of HBCUs and its impact on U.S. competitiveness in the global economy; and Sustain dialogue to encourage collaborations among participants, institutions and students.

This opportunity is open to all interested job seekers.  On-Site Registration is Required.

Attire: Business

CAREER FAIR OBJECTIVES

  • Recruit HBCU talent;
  • Inform students to free resources housed in both the public and private sector;
  • Introduce and Inform HBCU students and other attendees to career, fellowship, internship, and higher education opportunities;
  • Establish professional relationships and networks; and
  • Serve as a forum that fosters learning, partnerships, and collaborations.

PRIORITIES

  • Workforce Diversity and Inclusion
  • Increase Awareness of Programs
  • Explain/Share Career Pathways
  • Expand Professional Network
  • Recruitment HBCU Talent
  • Economic & Community Development

YOUR INITIATIVE CAREER FAIR ADVISOR AND POINT OF CONTACT

Elyse Jones, Management and Program Analyst, Student Outreach and Engagement

Elyse.Jones@ed.gov

COST

This event has no-cost, however attendees are responsible for their own parking or commuter costs and must register on-site to entry the fair.

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