AUGUST 2-3

December 2nd, 2021

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

LEARN & NETWORK

LEARN & NETWORK

White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black College and Universities

  December 2, 2021
  9:30AM EST-6:00PM EST

Registration is required, by registering for this event you are granting the Initiative consent to provide your contact information to employers.

Agenda

December 2nd, 2021
9:30AM  

HBCU Career Fair Opening Session 

  • Trey Baker, White House, Office of Public Engagement 
  • Arthur McMhan, Senior Associate Director, HBCU Initiative
  • Sedika Franklin, Associate Director, HBCU Initiative 
  • Tammi Fergusson, Intergovermental Affairs Coordinator, HBCU Initiative
  • Elyse Jones, Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, HBCU Initiative
10:00AM 1:00PM

Virtual Career Fair and Exhibition

1:00PM 3:00PM

Virtual Career Fair and Exhibition 

During this time attendees and employers may: take breaks, conduct one-on-one and interviews!

3:00PM 6:00PM

Virtual Career Fair and Exhibition

Thank you to our Exhibitors

  • American Water
  • Avery Dennison
  • U.S. Department Energy- Nuclear Energy
  • U.S. Department of Energy-Fossil Energy
  • U.S. Department of Energy-Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Blacl Professionals in International Affairs (BPIA)
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
  • Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Howard University, Charles B. Rangel and Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Program
  • Convergint Technologies
  • United States Secret Service
  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • HBCU in LA
  • HP
  • Enterprise Resource Performance, Inc. (ERPI)
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Fiserv
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • Indianapolis Colts-Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center
  • Mastercard
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)
  • Peace Corps
  • Social Security Administration
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
  • U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA)
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Udall Foundation
  • United Airlines
  • United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development
  • US Travel
  • VMWare
  • Voltron Data
  • Washoe County School District
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM)
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security –Office of Partnership and Engagement
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • U.S. Chamber

Frequently Asked Questions

This event is for current students and graduates seeking internship, fellowship, career, entry level, research and or higher education opportunities.
This is a career and recruitment fair for students, recent alumni, graduates, and other job seekers. Career fair objectives include introducing students and alumni to career, fellowship, and intern opportunities; encourage stakeholders and external partners to recruit from HBCU talent; serve as a forum that fosters public private partnerships.
Employer vendors will consist of organizations that represent both the public and private sector. The full list of employer vendors will be made available upon your registration to this event.
This is a FREE event for employers and attendees. Registration is required for this event; registration is also free.
Register for the virtual event by selecting the “Following link”. Follow the on-screen instructions by logging into VFairs and filling out the information required to register.
By registering for this event, you consent to allow the Initiative to provide your contact information to employers. This career fair will contain resources that are provided for the user’s convenience. The inclusion of these materials is not intended to reflect its importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered. These materials may contain the views and recommendations of various subject matter experts as well as hypertext links, contact addresses and websites to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. The opinions expressed in any of these materials do not necessarily reflect the positions or policies of the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any outside information included in these materials.
By registering for and participating in this event, you consent to allow the Initiative to provide your contact information to employers.
On the morning of the event, you will receive a reminder that will look a lot like the initial virtual event email that you will have received a couple of weeks prior to the event. This will also contain a link that will automatically login to your account and access the career fair page. Here, you will want to proceed to platform where you may attend virtual sessions, exhibitions and speak with employers of your choice.