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Jun 22
2021 URx Award Winners

The inaugural URx Awards to recognize outstanding members of the emerging talent community was launched at URx Conference 2021. Here are the amazing winners who were nominated and selected by their peers and the students they served.

May 31
Beyond the Events: Running a Successful Structured Intern Program

Events are a big part of Intern and New Grad programs, but there's a lot more that makes a program successful - especially in the time of Covid! Join a panel to learn about different approaches to structured programs, including things like evaluations, partnership with managers, and conversion offers.

May 31
Solving Pain Points of the Recruitment Process that impact Candidate Experience

Join Jehron Petty (Founder & CEO of ColorStack, Cornell CS graduate) and Connie Huff (University Recruiter at McKesson) for a conversation centered around what students hate most about the recruiting process — and a live brainstorm session on ways to improve candidate satisfaction.

May 31
Building a Virtual Internship Program

Covid-19 created an unprecedented situation around the globe that forced many individuals to abruptly transition from a traditional office environment into a completely virtual and distributed system. Hear from the Splunk team on how they transitioned to hosting a fully virtual internship program.

May 31
Recruiting The COVID-Era Young Professional

How Top Employers are Recruiting and Retaining – The Next Generation of Talent. Watch URx21 Sponsor, RippleMatch, lead an Interactive session on how the past year, COVID-19 has changed what students are looking for in their first jobs and internships.

May 26
Scholarships – Encouraging Students from Underrepresented Communities to Consider Careers in your Industry

Learn more about how the Charles Schwab Foundation partnered with seven universities across the US to help increase underrepresented groups in Financial Planning.

May 26
Virtual Fall OCRs…Again

Virtual info sessions, career fairs, workshops and interviews. Hear from Hubspot, KraftHeinz, Lyft and Robinhood on how they managed virtual OCRs in 2020 and what they have planned for fall 2021.

May 26
Preparing Your Interns and New Grads for Day 1 in a Virtual World

Introducing interns to their managers & mentors, scheduling meet & greets with the class and building onboarding plans. Hear from Bose, Workday, Zynga and Ankura on how they prepared their interns and new grads for Day 1 virtually.

May 26
Building Talent Pipelines for Women of Color

Did you know only 7% of organizations have targeted efforts that focus on gender and race? Forward thinking organizations have an opportunity to be intentional in building the diversity pipeline by focusing on the intersectional experience. In this engaging program, Chelsea C. Williams, Founder & CEO of College Code, will support talent practitioners in building the talent pipeline for women of color through conscious candidate attraction, sourcing & selection.

May 26
Coming Back to the Nest: Successful Alumni Engagement Drives Career Outcomes

Engaging alumni virtually or in-person is a win for colleges in its own right. But engaging alumni to build recruiting opportunities and empower student success is an even bigger victory.