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Accessibility First Employment Week

Accessibility First Employment Week icon of two hands signingJoin us October 17-21, 2022

Students, join us for this hybrid recruiting event with an emphasis on connecting students with employers who are actively hiring for internships and full-time jobs.

Questions? Contact us!

For employers

Let us help you build an inclusive talent pipeline – visit our page for employers.

Why participate?

  • Attend workshops that will equip you with valuable information to navigate your career pathway
  • Meet with recruiters from local employers
  • Get connected with Career Services to have your resume reviewed and critiqued
  • The first 100 students that register receive a swag bag
  • Chance to win door & raffle prizes

Schedule: October 17-21, 2022

The event consists of virtual workshops for employers and student/job seekers and then culminates with an in person job fair on October 21 at Willow Creek from 10am-2pm.

Workshop schedule
Monday, October 17:
  • Welcome to Accessibility First Week:  3-4pm – Kick off the week with a welcome and overview of what you can expect this week. Presented by: Kaela Parks, Director of Accessible Ed and PJ Golden, Delta Alpha Pi President
Tuesday, October 18:
  • Linking Up With LinkedIn: 3-4pm
    Learn how to access the tools of LinkedIn to maximize your job search success. Presented by: Corbin C., Boly Welch
  • The ABC’s of Job Applications:  5:30-7pm
    This webinar will help you develop a strategy to make job applications less stressful. Presented by: Chartisha Roberts, Legacy Health
Wednesday, October 19:
  • Preparing for that Interview:  3-4pm
    Hear from a job recruiter what they want to see from an applicant in an interview. Presented by: Darci Holt, Providence Health Systems
  • Building That Resume: 5:30-7pm
    Your resume is that first impression moment. Learn how to create a resume that gets you the interview. Presented by: Tanya Maldonado, PCC Career Services
Thursday, October 20:
  • Panel Discussion: Real Life Experience of Employees With Disabilities: 1-2:30pm
    Hear from people with disabilities as they answer questions about their workplace experience, if they need accommodations and how to self-advocate. Facilitated by: Katy Gorevin, Accessible Ed
  • Elevate Your Elevator Pitch: 3-4pm
    Get tips on formulating that opening conversation that connects you with potential employers. Presented by: Grace Corrigan, INCIGHT
  • Tips & Tricks for Attending a Job Fair: 5:30-7pm
    It’s the night before the big day! Review that last minute checklist to make sure you are ready for the fair to network and meet recruiters. Presented by: Katy Gorevin, Accessible Ed
Friday, October 21:

See who see who you can connect with! Companies that will be attending this event:

Student registration

Registration for this event has closed.