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Microsoft and HBCU Connect Partner to Get Black Tech Professionals Hired in 1st Quarter of 2021

Microsoft and HBCU Connect Partner to Get Black Tech Professionals Hired in 1st Quarter of 2021
Posted By: Lailah Berry on January 14, 2021

HBCU CONNECT and Microsoft have partnered to offer amazing opportunities to Black Tech Professionals open to new career opportunities! Starting on January 21st, the partnership will host several events each month allowing candidates the opportunity to learn more about Microsoft’s different hiring organizations and participate in interviews after each event.

In 2020, Microsoft held at least 10 such events with HBCU CONNECT which resulted in hundreds of interviews for African American professionals and many confirmed hires after each event.

In the past, events hosted by Microsoft and HBCU CONNECT have been in person at different locations across the country. The event series will be hosted virtual using Microsoft’s Teams technology allowing candidates to log-in from wherever they are to participate in the hiring events.



Current Event Dates & Hiring Organizations:

January 21st – Microsoft Core Services Engineering & Operations Team

January 28th – Microsoft 365

February 16th – Microsoft Web Experiences Team

February 18th – Microsoft Windows

March 3rd – Microsoft / FlipGrid

March 11th – Microsoft Azure

Who is Microsoft Looking to Hire?

Software Engineers

Program Managers

Data Scientists & AI Engineers

Software Engineering Team Managers

While most of the opportunities will be at Microsoft’s headquarters in the Seattle, Washington area, there are also opportunities in California, North Carolina, a new location in Atlanta, as well as a growing number of opportunities to work remote!

This is a very unique opportunity for Black Software professionals to get their foot in the door at Microsoft.

Space is limited! Submit your resume and contact information using the link below to be considered:

https://hbcuconnect.com/microsoft
or
Email resume to rsvp@hbcuconnect.com

Companies interested in discussing the execution of similar events, and/or leveraging HBCU CONNECT in support of their diversity hiring strategies, should contact us at events@hbcuconnect.com.

For individuals interested in attending future events hosted by HBCU CONNECT, register at www.hbcuconnect.com/resumes.

To view pictures of past HBCU CONNECT events go to: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hbcuconnect/...

Founded in 1999, HBCUCONNECT.COM is the first and largest media outlet targeting the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community. Boasting over 1.5 million registered members and encompassing a complete web portal, magazine, recruiting engine, social networking site, forums, blogs, news feeds and shopping, HBCUCONNECT.COM serves the needs of HBCU aspirants, students, alumni, faculty, and staff by providing a single destination and launching point for the entire diaspora.
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