College Recruiting Bootcamp: How to Hire Diverse STEM Students and Grads

Posted March 28, 2015 by

Verizon headquarters in Basking Ridge, NJIs your organization struggling with its efforts to recruit and retain diverse, college and university recent graduates and students for your science, technology, engineering, and math roles? Almost every organization struggles to recruit and retain these highly sought after STEM candidates yet many of these same organizations are seeing real success in a number of areas.

Join your fellow university relations, talent acquisition, and other human resource leaders from corporate, non-profit, and government organizations the afternoon of Monday, May 18th at the headquarters of Verizon for a highly interactive, collegial, and informative moderator-led discussion on the best practices for recruiting and retaining diverse STEM candidates from colleges and universities.

Absolutely No Selling

There will be absolutely no pitching or selling of any kind. No selling from the podium. No exhibit hall. No tables at the back with books or CD’s from the presenters. No third-party recruiters. No vendors. No career services. No job seekers. Just university relations, talent acquisition, and other human resource leaders who want to make sure that their organizations aren’t left behind in this tightening job market.

Roundtable Format

Our College Recruiting Bootcamps feature the most innovative thought-leaders in college and university relations. Formats vary depending upon the topic and venue. At this event, we’ll use the roundtable format during which our highly experienced moderator, Andrea McEwen-Henderson, will facilitate a discussion amongst the dozens of attendees.


12:30 – 1:00pm Registration, coffee, sodas, snacks

1:00 – 1:05pm Welcome by College Recruiter’s president and founder, Steven Rothberg, and moderator, Andrea McEwen-Henderson

1:05 – 1:15pm Welcome by Verizon’s Campus Recruiting & Degreed Hiring Manager, Judith Rudge

1:15 – 2:00pm Defining what diverse, STEM, recent graduates or students are best for your organization

2:00 – 2:15pm Networking break, refreshments

2:15 – 3:00pm Creating a strategy and tactics for finding and engaging with those candidates

3:00 – 3:15pm Networking break, refreshments

3:15 – 4:00pm Hiring and retaining the best, diverse, STEM candidates


At the end of the afternoon, you will know how to:

  • Determine what diversity characteristics matter to your organization;
  • Create the strategy and tactics for finding those diverse STEM candidates and then engage with them including what schools to target, off-campus recruiting options, messaging, and adjustments to your internship and other such programs.
  • Convince the diverse STEM candidates who are best for your organization to work for you and to stay with your organization for the long-term.


A limited number of tickets are available. Don’t delay and be left out. Purchase tickets for your team today.

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