Published: Aug 04, 2022
On August 24th, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair. Women who are studying science, technology, engineering, or math or who are already in STEM roles are encouraged to attend. The fair will allow participants to engage with employers, learn career lessons from experienced professionals, find new and exciting new jobs, and expand their professional network.
The following organizations will be sponsoring the fair and will have representatives on hand at the event for attendees to meet with individually.
Infosys was founded nearly half a century ago, and remains a global leader in digital services and consulting. InStep is Infosys’ award-winning internship program for undergraduate, graduate, MBA, and PhD students. The program provides interns with the opportunity to work on new and emerging technologies while they gain international work experience and build global networks.
Abbott has been on the cutting edge of nutrition products, diagnostic and medical technology, and pharmaceuticals for over 100 years. The firm’s 109,000 professionals work to help people live not just longer, but better-in the more than 160 countries Abbott serves. Abbott’s well-known internship program offers students a meaningful and fulfilling experience, along with next level engineering and healthcare immersion.
Trinity Life Sciences
Trinity is a consulting firm that supports clients that specialize in the biotech and pharmaceutical fields. Trinity approaches consulting from a foundation of three: advisory, insights and analytics, and technology. The result is comprehensive, end-to-end support for clients ranging from emerging biotech firms to massive pharmaceutical companies.
Scientific Research Corporation
SRC is an advanced engineering company that specializes in providing technology solutions for a variety of applications including defense, global, and cyber and intelligence markets. SRC is ideally looking for students with a background in electrical engineering, computer science, information technology, or systems. The company is based in Atlanta, and has offices in Charleston, Colorado Springs, Orlando, San Diego, and other major cities.
GHD is a consulting firm that was established in 1928. Since its inception, the company has been forward thinking in its approach to engineering and construction, with a strong dedication to providing a sustainable environment for future generations. GHD has offices on five continents, and prides itself on its diverse workforce.
Seven Eight Capital, LP
Seven Eight is an investment company that specializes in applying math, engineering, and computer science to the equity markets. The company provides its clients with quantitative trading strategies, effective risk management, and thorough research through machine learning technology.
BDO is a global accounting and advisory firm and one of the most prestigious CPA firms in the U.S. Its internship program gives students hands-on experience while they work alongside senior managers. Its full-time staff have access to informal coaching, formal mentoring, and extensive training.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Based in Washington, D.C., Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is an agency within the U.S. Department of the Interior. BOEM is looking for candidates with science and engineering backgrounds to help it ensure the safe and environmentally responsible development of U.S. offshore energy and marine mineral resources.
Rincon Research Corporation
Based in Tucson, Arizona, Rincon Research analyzes, designs, implements, and tests software solutions for government projects. The firm was founded in 1983, and today it has a diverse and talented team of scientists, engineers, programmers, writers, and support staff who focus on developing technology from concept to operation.
The Women in STEM 2022 Virtual Career Fair will be held on August 24th, 2022 from 11am ET to 3pm ET. College students, recent college graduates, entry-level job seekers, established professionals, and anyone with a background or interest in STEM fields will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from each of the event’s sponsors, along with representatives from a number of other firms.
The career fair is free, and is an entirely virtual event—no travel is required. Registration is easy, and those interested in attending can sign up here.
This August, Firsthand will provide an exciting opportunity for women interested in science, technology, engineering, or math roles with its Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair. The fair will offer attendees the opportunity to engage with employers in STEM fields, find exciting new careers, expand their networks, and gain valuable insider knowledge from featured guests.
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