Landing the First Job: Employment in Time of COVID

Recording: Landing the First Job: Employment in Time of COVID, Date TBA

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.

Michael Carter

Strive for College

Michael Collins

Jobs for the Future

Dr. Yolanda Norman

Concordia University Texas

Alicia Rose

Deloitte US