Landing the First Job: Employment in Time of COVID

Mar 8, 2022

12:30pm – 1:30pm CT

The COVID-19 pandemic sent ongoing shockwaves through the job market--and students seeking their first job face enormous hurdles, including lost internship opportunities and navigating virtual hiring and workplaces. This panel will provide a how-to kit for businesses and academic institutions to best position students, particularly first-generation students, low-income students, and students of color for success in their virtual job search and in their all-important first job.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Michael Carter

Strive for College

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Michael Collins

Jobs for the Future

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Dr. Yolanda Norman

Concordia University Texas

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Alicia Rose

Deloitte US