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Oregon Diversity Career Symposium

Wednesday, May 19 at 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Virtual Event

It's time to OWN YOUR STORY

You're invited to the 2021 Oregon Diversity Career Symposium (ODCS). Join with hundreds of University of Oregon and Oregon State University students for a half-day of interactive workshops, alumni panels, keynote speaker, and networking opportunities that have been intentionally designed to help prepare and inspire students with marginalized identities on your path from college to career. While all students are invited to attend, our goal is to create a space that especially empowers you to explore your identities and experiences within your job search process and development. Mark your calendars & register early for special giveaways from our AWESOME sponsors!

The Program

The event will be held virtually on the Remo platform. (Remo information will be sent to you the week of the event, for now just register in Handshake!)

  • 1:00 p.m.: Keynote: Chabre Vickers, Vice President Community Development Officer, Wells Fargo & Company in Oregon and Southwest Washington
  • 2:15 p.m.: Workshops 1 and 2
    • Soul Force for the Workforce: Wu Tang, Wu Wei and the Innerworkings of the We and the Way through Networking
    •  What Do I Want, Why Do I Want It, and What Am I Worth? Understanding How My Ethnic/Racial Identity Impact Career Decision-Making and Career Success
  • 3:15 p.m.: Workshops 3 and 4
    • Your Identity, Your Career: Understanding Identity and Inclusion Branding
    • Anatomy of a Job Offer
  • 4:15 p.m.: Alumni Panels
    • Being True to YOU and Navigating Imposter Syndrome
    • Networking and Relationship Building
  • 5:00 p.m.: ODCS After Party Networking Hour with Alumni and Employers from 30+ companies
    • Video chat with representatives to find out about their company, what it’s like to work there, and job and internship opportunities. Did we mention special giveaways/doorprizes for students who stay for the whole networking hour!


To see a full schedule with detailed descriptions of each workshop and panel, speaker bios, and a list of sponsors who are proud to support your professional growth, explore 

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