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Tuesday, October 11
 

11:30am EDT

The Job Center: Hiring Fair & Symposium
By matching the region's brightest job seekers with opportunities at growing companies, The Job Center will connect potential with possibility. In partnership with the Workforce Investment Council, this year's event will feature panels and fireside chats exploring job opportunities for Millennials in Washington, D.C.’s high growth sectors.  Advanced registration required.

Hiring Fair Exhibitors
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DC Department on Disability Services Rehabilitation Services Administration

The Department on Disability Services (DDS) provides the residents of the District of Columbia with information, oversight and coordination of services for people with disabilities and those who support them, such as service providers and employers.  Rehabilitation Services Administration... Read More →
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Teach For America

Everyone deserves choices in life. But the 16 million U.S. kids living in low-income communities aren’t getting an education that gives them the opportunity to make choices—the choice of college, a career they love, or forging their own path. As a result, their lives are more... Read More →
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General Assembly

General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love. What began as a... Read More →
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Carfax

Carfax is the vehicle history expert for used car buyers, sellers and the automotive industry. Carfax created the Vehicle History Report in 1986 and continues to develop innovative services – like Carfax Used Car Listings and myCarfax – that make it easier to buy, sell and own... Read More →
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Peace Corps

The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. Peace Corps service can be the first step toward a career or the continuation... Read More →
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Workforce Investment Council

The Workforce Investment Council
The Workforce Investment Council is a public private partnership empowered to advise the Mayor on the development, implementation, and continued improvement of an innovative, integrated, and effective workforce development system. The WIC is charged with assisting the Mayor and District... Read More →
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Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department

Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia (MPDC) is the 6th largest law enforcement agency in the U.S. We are comprised of nearly 3,800 members and is a self-contained agency. Currently hiring Entry-Level Police Officers with 25 new recruit academy classes starting... Read More →
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Office of the State Superintendent of Education

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) is the State Education Agency for the District of Columbia charged with raising the quality of education for all DC residents.  OSSE’s Division of Postsecondary and Career Education (PCE) supports programs that improve... Read More →
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Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through... Read More →
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National Guard

The District Of Columbia National Guard, is one component of The Army (which consists of the Active Army, the Army National Guard, and the Army Reserve). The D.C. National Guard has a unique Dual Mission that serves both State and Federal governments. Each state, territory... Read More →
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Association Career HQ

Association Career HQ
Association CareerHQ is the premier provider of career and talent management resources for professionals who lead, manage, and work in associations. Our career center is bursting with jobs plus tips, tools, and resources to support each step of your professional journey. Whether you’re... Read More →
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Young Invincibles

Young Invincibles is a national organization, working to elevate the voices of young adults, ages 18 to 34, and to engage them on the most pressing issues facing their generation. Young Invincibles guarantees that young adults are represented in today’s top societal debates through... Read More →
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MakeOffices

MakeOffices creates productive, collaborative coworking communities where the workplace meets the sharing economy. We understand what it is like to be a startup with a tight budget, or a passionate entrepreneur leading a small business with no interest in committing to a multi-year... Read More →
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Americorps NCCC

Travel the Country. Earn Money for School. Change the World. In AmeriCorps NCCC, dedicated teams of young adults give back to communities across the country while developing their own skills as leaders. They travel the U.S. for 10 months, providing service and relief to communities... Read More →
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Prudential

With operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America, Prudential provides their customers with a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. Prudential strives to create... Read More →
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Rigil

At Rigil, it's not just what we believe, it's at the core of how we support our clients, recruit staff and manage our business. We know how important a strong foundation is to succeed. We partner with our clients to reach new heights. We are: An award-winning woman-owned 8(a... Read More →
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Sapient

Sapient is a global consulting company dedicated to leading clients through digital and business transformation. Part of Publicis.Sapient, the world’s most advanced and largest digitally-centered platform, Sapient partners with organizations in industries at the center of disruption... Read More →
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US Department of State

The Fulbright Program is the U.S. Government’s flagship international education exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world. Since 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 318,000 participants from over 155... Read More →
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City Year

City Year is an education-focused organization founded in 1988 dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. City Year partners with public schools in 27 urban, high-poverty communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and Johannesburg, South... Read More →



Tuesday October 11, 2016 11:30am - 3:30pm EDT
Arena Stage 1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024

11:30am EDT

The Job Center: Symposium Agenda & Speakers

12-12:15pm      
Master of Ceremonies - Welcome/Introduction

12:15-12:20pm
Special Guest Speaker

12:30-1:00pm  
Andrea Johnson; Kim Arrington; Steven Boney, WMATA (Transportation)

1:15-1:45pm    
Dayvie, Paschall, Skanska (Construction)

2:00-2:30pm    
Blackstone Technology Group (IT) 

2:45-3:15pm    
Richard Davis, Sibley Hospital (Healthcare)
Solomon Keene, Hotel Association (Hospitality)


Speakers
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Kim Arrington

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Before joining WMATA, Kim was most recently the Recruiting/Workforce Development Program Manager at Fannie Mae Inc. She brings to the organization over 10 years of strategic staffing,recruiting, program management and workforce development experience in the private and federal government... Read More →
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Steve Boney

Talent Acquisition Manager, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Mr. Steven Boney has over 20 years of Human Resources Talent Acquisition experience in the Agency, RPO and Corporate environments. Mr. Boney has 10 years of experience supporting Talent Acquisition services for Federal Gov’t contracting agencies as well. His industry knowledge includes... Read More →
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Richard O. Davis

President & CEO, Sibley Memorial Hospital
Richard “Chip” Davis, Ph.D., is President & CEO of Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM). Sibley is a non-profit, full service 318 bed acute care community hospital serving the Washington, DC area. The campus is also home to an assisted living residence... Read More →
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Andrea Johnson

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Andrea has worked with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for 7 years in the Human Resources Department.  Prior to her tenure with WMATA, she brought 15+ years of human resources experience from her work in large organizations within the federal government contracting... Read More →
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Solomon Keene

President, Hotel Association of Washington, D.C.
Solomon Keene is the President of the Hotel Association of Washington, D.C. (HAWDC). HAWDC was established in 1906 as a non-profit trade association representing the interests of hotels in the District of Columbia. The Association currently represents ninety-five hotels on a variety... Read More →
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Dayvie Paschall

Outreach and Compliance Manager, Skanska USA
Dayvie Paschall is the 11th Street Bridge DBE Outreach and Compliance Manager for Skanska Facchina, JV. She resides in Ward 8 and is a graduate of Dunbar Pre-Engineering High School. She attended Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU), receiving a Master of Architecture... Read More →

Sponsors
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Workforce Investment Council

The Workforce Investment Council
The Workforce Investment Council is a public private partnership empowered to advise the Mayor on the development, implementation, and continued improvement of an innovative, integrated, and effective workforce development system. The WIC is charged with assisting the Mayor and District... Read More →


Tuesday October 11, 2016 11:30am - 3:30pm EDT
Arena Stage 1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024
 
Wednesday, October 12
 

12:00pm EDT

Pitching Yourself in 30 Seconds
Pitching yourself in a way that's authentic and engaging is hard.Whether you’re prepping for a job interview, pitching your business or attending a networking event, this webcast will coach you for success.  

Webcast instructions will be provided following registration. 

Wednesday October 12, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
Online

4:30pm EDT

Building & Protecting Your Brand
In the age of social media, digital footprints are created with just a tweet. Join WC Smith and Apartminty at the newly opened Park Chelsea at the Collective for cocktails, networking and a fireside chat with PR professional, Colleen Kittel.  We’ll explore the importance of protecting your reputation online, and how to consciously cultivate your personal brand.

Speakers
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Colleen Kittell

VP of Real Estate, BrandLinkDC
Colleen currently leads the real estate division and provides strategic direction for the public relations, marketing and event efforts for BrandLinkDC. Prior to joining the agency, Colleen worked for The Related Companies, BRE Properties and The Bozzuto Group. She brings more than... Read More →

Sponsors
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Apartminty

Apartminty, the eHarmony of apartment hunting, makes apartment hunting in the city stress free.  No more searching hundreds of listings. You tell us where and when you are looking to move and we deliver the perfect matches straight to your inbox. Best of all, it’s 100% FREE for... Read More →
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WC Smith

WC Smith is a multidisciplinary real estate firm grounded in the District of Columbia and respected for its community building capabilities. The company has provided integrated real estate services to the Washington metropolitan area and beyond for 47 years. What sets WC Smith apart... Read More →


Wednesday October 12, 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm EDT
The Park Chelsea 880 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington DC 20003