Filling the Gap: Engaging Historically Underrepresented Groups


Filling the Gap: Engaging Historically Underrepresented Groups

  • Fee: $69 (member); $99 (nonmember);


Employers are making an increased effort to diversify their candidate pools, yet far too many are unable to find the talent they are seeking to fill roles geared toward new college graduates. In many cases, the sought-after students are unaware of the opportunities that are available and many employers have no way to access affinity groups.

This webinar will provide career services professionals with a case study of the Rutgers’ program that employs collaborations with internal campus partners. We will share why we chose this program, the importance of the partnerships created, and the structure and criteria used. The webinar will then continue to discuss how we educate students about available opportunities while providing employers concentrated, targeted, and focused access to Historically Underrepresented Groups (HUGs) of interest.

Following this program, you will be able to:

  • Determine which campus partners are appropriate for collaboration;
  • Develop a program format that minimizes barriers to entry; and
  • Define criteria for selecting employers that would be ideal for the program.

Presenter: Jakora Holman, Director, Planning and Operations, Student Access and Educational Equity, and Wenylla Reid, Associate Director for Employer Development, Rutgers University – New Brunswick

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