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What to Expect at URx Forward 2021

URx Forward is more than just a conference. It is a time for our community to come together. Here is what to expect at #URx21.

Recap: Q1 URx Community Call

We hosted the first Community Call of 2021 for URx (University Recruiting). We had over 100 members join! Below are a few discussion highlights and

Diversifying Pathways: 2021 Recruiting

Shanice Smith is a college student studying Emerging Media Technology at CUNY New York City College of Technology. Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to

2020 :: The Student Perspective

Keeping touch with the perspective of our candidates, in this case students is fundamental to making sound strategic & process decisions. Watch this session to stay in touch with the reality of those our decisions impact.

Early ID Programs for Sophomores

Early ID is more than a program, it’s a mindset. Join this session to hear about leveraging early ID programs to attract and secure talent as early as sophomore year.

URx Global Leaders Summit Keynote

Kelly Garcea, Co-Founder of Cappfinity & New York Times best selling author Lindsey Pollak will keynote the inaugural URx Global Leaders Summit sponsored by Cappfinity.

Batch Week Technical Interviewing In University Recruiting

One of the many joys of University Recruiting season is a big uptick in interview volume. This can lead to burnout amongst the engineers conducting the interviews, and we know cranky engineers make for bad candidate experiences! Using a batch week process can be a solution to interview overload.

Key Takeaways from our Benchmarking Report

As we head into the fall recruiting season, the URx Team decided to create a survey that would benchmark university recruiting programs, fall recruiting strategies, and intern & new grad compensation. Here’s some of the key takeaways from the data we collected in the survey.

Update: Our efforts supporting underrepresented talent impacted by the pandemic

Students, specifically those from underrepresented backgrounds have been facing uncertainty around their career prospects due to the pandemic. When we saw this, we decided to take action, laying out a roadmap for helping them navigate the uncertainty and create opportunity for themselves. We’ve been heads down working to execute and honor that commitment. I’d like to take a moment to give an update.

3 Key Strategies to Drive Candidate Engagement at Virtual Conferences

With the majority of conferences going virtual this year, driving booth traffic and meaningful candidate interactions has become more challenging than ever. Here are a few ways from Renee Davis, University Recruiting Manager at Duolingo, recommends to maximize your presence and engagement at virtual conferences this year!

Wrapping Up the Talent Development Program

Read to learn more about experiences of community leaders, students, and employers with the Talent Development Program, a series of workshops that provided students opportunities for professional development.

Community Spotlight: Bridget King

Continuing our Community Spotlights, we’re featuring Bridget King, a Talent Acquisition Manager, Early Professional Hiring at IBM and OneReq Community Engagement Lead.

Slack AMA with Jehron Petty

Catch up on our most recent Slack AMA and read highlights with Jehron Petty, CEO & Founder of ColorStack

Community Spotlight: Kimmy Lac

Introducing Community Spotlights, where we feature a member of our Talent Community! Today, we’re featuring our very own Social Media and Marketing Intern, Kimmy Lac.

Slack AMA with Charlene (Char) Delapena

We’re back for another Slack AMA recap. Last week, the URx Team featured Charlene (Char) Delapena, our very own Executive Director here at URx and Head of University Recruiting at Robinhood.

InternHacks Student Stories

The impact of InternHacks exceeded our expectations. 170 students representing over 20+ colleges made beautiful and impactful projects and we’re so proud of them!

Affirm University – An Open Letter

This letter isn’t to provide advice on what works and what doesn’t when it comes to university recruiting – it’s to showcase some of Affirm’s initiatives during this crazy, but fulfilling, season!

AMA With Brittni Lundie

We hosted our very first Slack AMA with Brittni Lundie! Brittni is a Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager at Uber based in San Francisco where she manages diversity and inclusion programs on the university team.

Recruiting Leadership in Uncertain Times

To close out Day 1 of URx Forward 2020 we were joined by Jill Macri and Adam Ward of Growth By Design Talent. Watch the conversation about the role recruiting plays in leading companies through uncertain times.

Reflecting on URx Forward

Motivational. Inspiring. Collaborative. These were a few of the goals we set out to accomplish when we decided to pivot our in-person conference to online.

Announcing InternHacks and URx Talent Development Program

There’s a saying in sports. “Go to where the puck is going to be, not where it is. The message is that if you go to where the puck is, when you get there it’s gone. We’re launching two programs to help students prepare today for opportunities tomorrow.

Managing Interns Remotely

Michele Tse moderates a timely panel discussion featuring recruiters at HBO, MongoDB, and Twitch discussing managing interns remotely.

Lessons learned supporting Underdog Students

The Wonsulting team has been helping thousands of students through career obstacles, whether it’s attending non-target schools, being from underrepresented groups, or having non-traditional backgrounds through Resume Revisions, LinkedIn Strategies, Interview Prep, and Job Opportunities.

Hiring The North

Thinking about hiring a Canadian, eh? Come to learn about the Canadian co-op landscape, how to navigate the campus process and how to build relationships with Universities

Innovative Opportunities for Employers to Engage on a Remote Campus

MATTHEW FRENCHAssistant Director, Employer Relations, University of North Carolina, CharlotteMIRIAM KARPILOWEmployer Relations, Career Services Center, University of San FranciscoNICOLE WRIGHTUniversity Recruiting Manager, GustoSTEPHANIE TYLERNational Director

Conducting Remote Interviews Successfully

Conducting Remote Interviews Successfully CAROLYNN CHOI, University Technical Recruiter, SquareINBAR GAM, University Recruiting Program Manager, DatabricksNURAY MOLLA, Sr. Recruiter, University Recruiting, TeslaPAUL BAUER, University Recruiter,

In Depth with the Head of Talent

Watch this panel from URx Forward 2020 featuring the Heads of Talent and Technical Recruiting at some of the worlds most innovative companies.

Creating A Culture of Inclusive Recruiting

Inclusive Recruiting is a culture that must be cultivated from RC to Head of Talent, watch a conversation between Kathy Gross, Director of Inclusion Recruiting

Referral Program Guide

Referrals can be a recruiting team’s best friend and arch nemesis. The reality is that a healthy diverse pipeline of referrals is an important part

Announcing URx Forward

Announcing URx Forward a live online event bringing together our community to be connected, inspired, and prepared for whatever the new realities of recruiting hold for us.

Health & Safety at URx20

The health and safety of everyone involved with URx20 is our number one priority. We have decided to cancel URx20, we will be hosting URx Forward, a live online event instead.

URx20 | Build Together

An opportunity to build a talent acquisition ecosystem that works for everyone, together.

My URx Experience | Tricia S.

I am so grateful to this community that has provided a space and a platform to help make me better in my day to day work. –

URx Year 4

We see a huge opportunity for more, deeper partnerships between companies and universities that support students at scale.

That’s a Wrap! URxNYC

URx Meetups bring together recruiters and talent developers for engaging discussions and networking. We hosted our first New York City meetup around a panel discussion on; Overcoming

URx19 Featured Speakers

The main stage at URx19 is anchoring an impressive programming lineup. We are excited to share the amazing sessions featuring leaders in the areas of early

That’s a Wrap! URxDFW

Two weeks ago we hosted our first URx Community Meetup bringing together recruiters and talent developers in the Dallas Fort Worth Area for a panel

Dr. Poppy Crum URx19 Keynote

Announcing our URx Conference 2019 keynote speaker; Dr. Poppy Crum, Chief Scientist Dolby Laboratories.

URx19 Speaker Selections Announced

We’re so excited to officially start the 3-month countdown to URx19! As the conference chair, it has been great working with other members of the

Reflecting on URx 2018

Looking back on an amazing second year and looking forward on to whats next.