Tag Archives: Diversity & Inclusion

Are you a Student or Professional who is Rebranding Disability through Achievement?

Whether it’s as a student, intern, mid-level manager, or high-level executive, individuals with disabilities bring a unique perspective and diverse talents to the world, universities and the workplace each and every day. The Lime Connect ‘In the Limelight‘ video contest aims to highlight that by showcasing how university students and professionals are rebranding disability through achievement.

Help us change the narrative by sharing your story of how you are living, working, and thriving as an individual who happens to have a disability. We’re awarding over $20,000 in cash prizes to the top stories!

Click here to learn more and apply!

Jopwell -Career platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals

Have you ever wondered what interviewing and landing an opportunity is like with a Jopwell partner company? They’ve invited Jopwell users that have landed jobs at various partner companies to show you exactly how to land your dream position.

Not only will you hear from members of the Jopwell community, but they will fast-track your resume to their partner companies.

Click here to register for the Virtual Event on Monday, June 22!

Watch now: Requesting Accommodations from the Microsoft Ability Summit 2020

A few weeks ago, the Lime Connect team had the honor of joining the Microsoft Ability Summit 2020. The session covered whether, when, and how to disclose your disability and ask for accommodations during the recruiting process, onboarding or throughout employment.  They focused on identifying what you need to be successful in each setting and how to communicate the unique strengths you have as a person with a disability.

Click here to watch this session!

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.

Introducing Audax Private Equity

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Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. Since its founding in 1999, the firm has raised over $26 billion in capital across its Private Equity and Private Debt businesses. Audax Private Equity has invested over $5 billion in more than 130 platforms and over 850 add-on companies, and is currently investing out of its $3.5 billion, sixth private equity fund. Through its disciplined Buy & Build approach, Audax seeks to help platform companies execute add-on acquisitions that fuel revenue growth, optimize operations, and significantly increase equity value. With more than 250 employees and over 100 investment professionals, the firm is a leading capital partner for North American middle market companies.

In addition to their standard recruiting program, Audax will offer two virtual forums to introduce private equity careers to candidates who are underrepresented in the industry.

The application deadline has been extended to January 5 at 11:55 PM.

Audax Amplify Forum for Underrepresented Minorities  

  • When: Friday, January 29th
  • Where: Virtual Forum

Audax Amplify Forum is for college sophomores who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and/or Native American. It provides the opportunity to meet with Audax investment professionals and learn about private equity. Selected participants will receive a Zoom invitation 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.

Learn more and apply here: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4183195/

Audax Women in Private Equity Forum

  • When: Friday, January 22
  • Where: Zoom

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. Selected participants will attend Audax’ intensive half-day virtual workshop that includes 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.

Learn more and apply here: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4180688/