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The virtual 2023 NC Neurodiversity College Career Summit connects NC college students pursuing degree-related (paid) internships and full-time opportunities with employers who are seeking to establish or maintain work environments supporting neurodiversity. The event includes a keynote session and time for students to engage with employers to discuss interests and opportunities.
Friday, November 3, 2023
10 AM – 11 AM: Keynote speaker Eric Garcia
Eric Garcia is a senior Washington correspondent at The Independent and a columnist for MSNBC. He is the author of We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation. Previously, he was an assistant editor at the Washington Post’s Outlook section and an associate editor at The Hill, as well as a correspondent for National Journal,MarketWatch, and Roll Call. He has also written for the Daily Beast, the New Republic, and Salon.com. Garcia is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
11 AM – 2 PM: 1:1 meetings with employers
Register for more details!
Information I Connections I Opportunities
October 28, 2022, 10 A.M. – 2 P.M.
Join us for a free, virtual career summit– open to college students and recent graduates from North Carolina.
- 10am-11am: Open Keynote/Panel (open to students and employers)
- 11am-11:15am: Break and shift to networking portion
- 11:15pm-1:15pm: Rotational networking opportunities (company introductions beginning every 30 minutes)
- 1:15pm-2pm: Open networking time(opportunity for 1:1 time with employers)
Join us for supplemental sessions to enhance your experience:
Preparation Session: 10/13, 12- 1 p.m., https://bit.ly/ndccareerprep
Follow-up Session: 11/3, 12-1 p.m., https://bit.ly/ndcfollowup
One of our members, Shreyas Hallur, is inviting the Duke community to attend an event hosted by the Neurodiversity Education and Research Center (NERC) via Zoom on Saturday October 16, 2021. The Neurodiverse College & Career Summit will be hosted online and feature a keynote from Hailey Moss as well as discussion from a number of employers who are invested in hiring neurodiverse employees, and colleges who will describe their programming for students. Register here.
Career fairs are a great way to engage with employers, explore career options, and expand your network. The Career Readiness Series is designed to help students and alumni attending the North Carolina Autistic Career Summit. Participants will learn how to prepare for virtual career fairs, how to maximize their experience at the fair, and what steps to take following the event.
The seminars are:
9/14 from 7-8 pm
9/29 from 12-1 pm
The North Carolina Autistic Career Summit is free but requires separate registration (info here)
The series is co-sponsored by the Duke Career Center, NC State Career Center, the LiNC-IT program, and Neurodiversity Connections.
We are excited to learn about the SMF Summit at NC State University, a statewide summit connecting North Carolina’s employers with college students and recent graduates who are on the autism spectrum throughout North Carolina.
Saturday October 26
11 AM – 2:30 PM
Talley Student Union
NC State University.
More information found here: SMF-Summit