Paving a Pathway into Technology: Getting Your First Job
TimeThursday, September 164:30pm - 5:15pm CDT
DescriptionWith over 80% of underrepresented minority students dropping out of their first or second year, the country is struggling to fill in the gaps of qualified workers in technology. In conversation with Jacqueline Chung, Consultant at Bell, and Deborah Mepaiyeda, Technology Analyst at Accenture, they will discuss who through both traditional and non-traditional pathways landed technology roles.
Starting their own organization, International Hub (https://international-hub.github.io/) to support 1.1 million international students across Canada and the US. They will provide proven job searching strategies, resume tips, interview preparation, and overcoming adversity within the recruitment process and workplace.