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BlackRock’s 2020 Find Your Future Forum

Learn how to jump start your career at BlackRock’s one-day educational program for college sophomores.

WHEN AND WHERE? 
Friday, April 3, 2020 in New York, NY

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Please submit your application by Monday, March 2 at 8:00AM EST in order to be considered for this Find Your Future Forum event. 

DISCOVER A NEW WORLD 
Learn about our business at the exciting intersection of finance and technology. Get to know our unique culture and gain an understanding of where you could add value at BlackRock. We offer a wide range of opportunities in Advisory & Client Services, Analytics & Risk, Corporate Functions & Business Operations, Investments, Relationship Management & Sales, and Technology. 

INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE
Expand your knowledge by taking part in professional skill-building, technology and finance workshops. Learn how we utilize cutting-edge technology to build a better financial future for our clients. Meet with professionals in the FinTech industry to see how you can leverage your experience and background to kick-start a career with BlackRock. 

BUILD YOUR RESUME
Build your resume, grow your network and gain that competitive edge employers value. Acquire the tools, communication strategies and best practices needed to help you land your dream job – and succeed at it.

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND? 
We are seeking talented sophomores with diverse backgrounds. Applicants should meet the following criteria: 

  • Self-identify as female, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native American, LGBTQ+ and/or disabled 
  • Strong academic credentials across any major or discipline 
  • Expected graduation date between September 2021 and June 2022 

WHO IS BLACKROCK?
BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other. We combine the energy and fast-paced nature of a startup with the security and resources of a leading global asset manager. Our clients are companies, governments, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, their children’s educations, and a better life. We are passionate about providing products and services that can help them build a strong financial future. No matter what your level, we offer our employees real responsibility from day one –and we’ll be looking to you for your unique perspective to help us challenge the status quo.

Deadline Monday, Jan. 20th for Wells Fargo Investment Banking Diversity Summit

You’re invited to apply to attend a unique leadership conference that will introduce you to the opportunities and culture of Wells Fargo. The two-day Sophomore Diversity Summit is designed to provide high-performing sophomores from diverse backgrounds with the chance to explore a career in investment banking. You will have the chance to interview with hiring managers for paid summer internships which give you the chance to become a member of the Wells Fargo team and see what it’s like to start your career with Wells Fargo.

Summit activities

  • Learn about Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), the financial services industry, and careers in investment banking
  • Meet with senior management & CIB professionals
  • Participate in information sessions, panels, and networking events
  • Interview for a position for the 2020 Sophomore Summer Analyst Program

Summit location and dates

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina Date: March 5 -6, 2020 All travel and meal expenses will be paid by Wells Fargo

Application details

To apply, visit the 2020 Sophomore Diversity Summit Application Page. Please submit your application by 11:59 PM EST on Monday, January 20th.

Qualifications

The summit is open to all sophomores inclusive of minorities, females, protected veterans, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ interested in Investment Banking with an expected grad date of December 2021 or May/June2022.

Audax Women in Private Equity Forum

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Audax Women in Private Equity Forum is a program offering sophomore women a unique opportunity to learn about investing and the world of private equity.

When: Friday, January 24

Where: Audax Group Offices – 101 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA

Selected participants will travel to Audax’ Boston office for an intensive half-day workshop including break out groups with the investment team. The forum will give attendees an overview of finance and how private equity fits into the alternative asset industry, as well as an understanding of the skills necessary for a successful career in private equity. This is an exciting opportunity to learn more about our Summer Analyst program and network with investment professionals from the firm.

This opportunity is open to current sophomore women, of all majors, who are interested in learning more about Audax Private Equity.

Please apply using this link: https://audaxgroup.thriveapp.ly/job/11. When applying to participate in the forum through our applicant tracking system, please make sure to attach ONE document that includes the following:

  1. Short response detailing why you are interested in this program (250 words or less)
  2. Resume

Applications are due by December 22nd at 11:59 PM.

Bank of America – Video Interview Workshop, Firmwide Recruiting and Posse Scholar Dinner

Bank of America is a proud sponsor of the Posse Foundation and have many Posse alumni who have started their careers at the bank through the summer internship programs. Posse Scholars will have the opportunity to connect directly with Posse alumni from any of the following workshops.

Bank of America & Recruiting 101 Overview
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. in Axinn 229
At Bank of America, helping you succeed is a top priority. By joining a formal program you will have a supported experience that is tailored to give you the best chance of success in the business area of your interest. Come learn more about the company and internship and full time opportunities. Register here by 11:55 p.m. on Oct. 6th.

Mastering the Video Interview
5:45 p.m. –- 6:30 p.m. in Axinn 229
Learn best practices for preparation and specific techniques and strategies to excel in video interviews. Register here by 11:55 p.m. on Oct. 6th.

Dinner with Posse Alumni, Diversity Campus Recruiting Dinner, & Posse Scholars
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Off-Campus Location TBA
Bank of America is committed to their longstanding relationship with the Posse Foundation and supports Scholars in their professional development goals and aspirations. Posse Scholars will have the opportunity to connect directly with Posse alumni from Bank of America over an informal dinner. Scholars will learn about various career paths and hear how their connection to Posse has supported their undergraduate and professional careers. Register here by 11:55 p.m. on Oct. 6th.

AFC, Cultural Orgs, and CCI will discuss all the Great Resources the Center for Careers and Internships offers students on Wednesday, October 2.

This is a great opportunity for diverse students interested in learning more about the incredible resources the CCI has to offer! Come through to learn about how to find & fund your winter/summer experiences. Students from all different orgs, majors and backgrounds are welcomed to attend. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Click here to register in Handshake!

Leveraging Your Identity in Entrepreneurship and Tech with Venture for America

Tuesday, September 10th 2019

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – VIRTUAL EVENT; Register here: https://leveragingyouridentityinentrep.splashthat.com/

Women as well as racial and ethnic minorities are starting businesses at rates faster than the national average, yet they are woefully underrepresented in the startup & tech workplace. Hear about the opportunity to combine identity and business to make a difference through Venture For America.