FARE x HBCU CONNECT Hybrid Educational Series & Networking
Join us on October 19 for this special, highly-anticipated event specifically for HBCU Students and Recent Grads interested in careers with some of the best firms in the Financial Services Industry!
Why You Should Attend:
The Financial Alliance for Racial Equity is looking to connect with students from HBCUs and current young professionals who want to get a head start in landing an internship or full-time career in the financial services industry.
The goal of the event is to broaden awareness of FARE’s mission to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in the financial services industry and the communities served. This will also be a forum to attract students into roles available at FARE-member firms. FARE seeks to improve diversity in the financial services industry and understands the importance of representation at all levels in an organization. By hosting financial service recruiting events for HBCU students and young professionals, FARE hopes to encourage students, alumni and early career professionals to pursue career opportunities in the financial services industry.
What can I expect from the event?
Regardless of whether you are a virtual participant or in-person, you can expect:
Interviews for 2023 summer internships and current/future job opportunities
Networking with peers and industry executives
Resume and LinkedIn tips to stand out from the crowd
This special event will offer attendees the opportunity to network and potentially interview for the following types of roles from the FARE Firms:
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY: Travel Sponsorship for Select HBCU Students!
Up to 15 current junior and senior HBCU students will be selected to Fly-In to attend the event in-person with all travel expenses paid for by the FARE partner firms and companies. This will include airfare, 1-night hotel stay, meal vouchers and transportation to and from the event.
Also, up to 15 students from nearby Central State University will have the opportunity to be shuttled in to attend the event at no cost, as well.
Please register with your full resume, and contact details, and answer our brief essay question to be considered!
You will also have the opportunity to meet industry executives, interview for internships, and meet the hosts of Earn Your Leisure in-person!
HBCU Students and recent graduates interested in financial service career opportunities. Finance, Accounting, Sales, Marketing, Economics, Computer Science, IT and Business majors welcome!
A unique opportunity to learn more about the Financial Services industry, the company culture, meet the team, ask questions and potentially land an internship or full-time position!
WHEN: Wednesday, October 19, 2022 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm ET.
Internship & full-time interviews (in-person and virtual) will be scheduled between 2-5 p.m. ET.
Advisor Group is at the crossroads of an industry in transition, with an intense focus on innovation and creativity in all areas. Our culture is built on an authentic desire to challenge the status quo and drive progress to make our industry better. We love to work in teams, help each other and collaborate with freedom and transparency. Our flat organization promotes communication across all levels, with direct access to senior leaders. We are diverse, dynamic, friendly and passionate about what we do.
At Advisor Group, we support financial professionals across the nation. We're a billion dollar business with the mentality and drive of a startup. Join us in building something special. Visit Advisorgroup.com/careers
At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Over 9,500 employees working in 34 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 160 countries. For more than 70 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team. Visit franklintempletoncareers.com/culture
Today, we want more from our careers. We want meaningful work that allows us to let our authentic selves and talents shine. A workplace that allows us to find our passion and purpose. At Nationwide®, you can find all this, because we’re not your typical insurance and financial services company. We’re proud to offer a work experience that reflects our great culture, and we’re committed to maintaining long-term flexible work options as we continue to reimagine a workday that works for you, too. Find yourself here. Visit Nationwide.com/careers
At NFP our dedication to putting people first – colleagues, clients, partners and communities – drives our business forward. We know a company is only as great as its employees, and we empower people to be their best and build personal relationships and commitment to one another. NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant that prides itself on our expertise and commitment to each client's goals and investing in innovative technologies in the insurance brokerage and consulting space. We provide employee benefits, specialized property and casualty, retirement, and individual private client solutions through our licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. We’re hiring for roles across the company and are looking for talented individuals to join us. Visit NFP Corp.
RBC Wealth Management
At RBC Wealth Management, our core strength is our people. Our employees’ diverse and complex backgrounds, experiences and lives help bring unique perspectives to the work we do. Be part of the award-winning team that helps our advisors deliver the best service in the business to clients. Through a career in one of our branch offices across the country or at our corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, you can use your passion for your chosen field to make a meaningful difference. RBC Wealth Management, a division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC, registered investment adviser and Member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC. Visit RBC Wealth Management
Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.
Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work. Visit Swissre.com/careers
Frequently Asked Questions About HBCU CONNECT Recruitment Events...
Is there a fee for attending the event?
No. All of the recruitment related events hosted by HBCU CONNECT have associated sponsors.
Attendees are expected to register so we can make sure you are a fit for the career opportunities available, and to put forth the commitment to join us on the specified date.
How do I get the location details for the event?
Once your resume is reviewed and you are deemed a fit for the event, we will email you all location and other pertinent details for attending the event. Just keep an eye on your email and make sure our emails are not going to your spam folder!
Will there be interviews during or after the event?
YES there will be interviews scheduled ahead of the event for candidates that are a fit for current openings. Offers will be made for qualified candidates shortly after interviewing!
The point of the event is to allow you the chance to learn more about the sponsoring firm or company, make connections with the recruiters and hiring managers, and to secure an interview slot for a future opportunity if there is a match between your skill set, interests and the company's hiring needs.