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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Microsoft and HBCUConnect.com Target Black Tech Professionals in Dallas for VIP Event on Sept. 22, 2016

HBCU Connect Black Tech Professionals

Every few months, HBCU Connect hosts networking events in various cities for African American tech professionals who may be interested in career opportunities at Microsoft.
Photo credit: Jefry Andres Wright

Nationwide — In partnership with Microsoft’s IT Business, HBCUConnect.com is offering black technical professionals in Dallas, Texas (and surrounding areas) the opportunity to meet with representatives from Microsoft to learn more about career opportunities, network with their peers, as well as open up one on one discussions with Microsoft team members that could lead interviews as soon as the next day for high paying tech careers!

HBCU Connect has executed on events for Microsoft’s recruitment efforts in the past, hosting a similar event in May of this year that resulted has resulted in 15 hires already!

This event for black tech professionals on Thursday September 22nd will target software engineers, service/network engineers, Mobile Developers, Technical Support Professionals and experienced IT/Security professionals in the region. The decision to host the event in the Dallas area was based largely on the large population of black technical professionals that are members of HBCUConnect.com.

“We expect to see 100+ professionals in attendance that will be looking to land interviews with Microsoft leadership, as well as learn more about what life at Microsoft is like as an African American,” said Will Moss, CEO of HBCUConnect.com. “What is really exciting about this particular event, is that Microsoft will be setting up interviews with some of the event attendees as soon as the next day, right after the event! This shows how serious Microsoft is about hiring talent from the African American professional community.”

This will be a great opportunity for African Americans working in software, networking, or IT to make new connections, expand their network, and explore new career opportunities.

The event will be held on September 22nd from 5pm to 7:30pm and will be RSVP only. Once attendance is confirmed, the exact location of the event will be shared as well as details on parking and an agenda for the evening.

For more information, details and/or to register, visit www.hbcuconnect.com/microsoft/dallas.cgi?src=bn

 

About HBCU Connect
Founded in 1999, HBCUConnect.com is the first and largest media outlet targeted towards the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community. Boasting over 1.5 million registered members and encompassing a complete web portal, magazine, recruiting engine, social networking site, forums, blogs, news feeds and shopping, HBCUConnect.com serves the needs of HBCU aspirants, students, alumni, faculty and staff by providing a single destination and launching point for the entire diaspora. For more details, visit www.HBCUConnect.com

 

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