Agenda


Thu, 16 September 2021

 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Orientation in Auditorium

Presenter

Michele Lezama
President and CEO National Action Council For Minorities In Engineering, Inc. NACME Scholar Alum
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST

Meet and Greet Virtual Career Fair in Exhibition Hall

Designated Majors Times to Attend

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Mechanical Engineering

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
ALL Disciplines

OUR VISION: An Engineering Workforce that looks like America

NACME is the largest private provider of college scholarships for historically underrepresented groups pursuing degrees at schools of engineering and computer science. Our mission is to strengthen and sustain America’s science and engineering enterprise by promoting inclusive excellence and increasing the participation of historically underrepresented groups in engineering and computer science.

The Virtual Career Fair is an opportunity for companies on NACME’s Board of Directors to exclusively connect with talented NACME Block Grant Scholars enrolled at partner colleges and universities nationwide.

The NACME "Meet and Greet" is exclusively for NACME Block Grant Scholars only!

IMPORTANT NOTE: To Block Grant Scholars – Be sure to place on your resumes and in your LinkedIn profiles that you are a “NACME Scholar”.

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NACME Virtual Symposium FAQ



PRE CONFERENCE


This event is exclusively for NACME Block Grant Scholars.
The afternoon event will be dedicated to board companies meeting NACME Scholars. NACME Scholars will be required to log into this virtual platform to receive an overview of the types of internships each NACME Board Company will be offering for Summer 2022 internships. Each NACME Board Company will have the opportunity to present information about their internship programs via a Corporate Showcase session with assigned 10 minute segments, as well as the traditional virtual booth set-up.
Yes, you will need to enter your name, email address, link to your Common Application Resume, and related contact information to enjoy the Virtual Event program and features.
You will not be able to access the event prior to the start day and time.
Resumes are uploaded during the registration process. All NACME Block Grant Scholars must complete/update the NACME Common Application and upload your resume there. A url link will be created so scholars can ‘copy and paste’ the url link into the registration form.
No. The “Meet and Greet” Virtual Career Fair is exclusively for NACME Block Grant Scholars only!
Yes, you will be provided login credentials to test the system and get familiar with the interface.
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in the Virtual Career Fair. You only need to have access to the Internet.


DURNING CONFERENCE


The ‘Meet the Scholars” virtual networking event is required for all NACME Block Grant Scholars.
Your login details will be emailed to you instantly once your register, You can use these details to access the online event.
Yes. Like any physical event, we will have a “Swag Bag” for you! You can add all of the documents available to the online Cart in your account and then email them to yourself or share items with colleagues and friends by simply entering their email
Send an email to nacmetechsupport@getvfairs.io for any technical assistance or go to the ‘Info Desk’ in the lobby of the virtual event and have a live ‘chat’ session with our tech team.
ONLY NACME Scholars and Board of Director companies will be able to engage with each other during the ‘Meet the Scholars’ virtual networking event in the afternoon. Options will be both ‘chat’ and ‘video’.
Attendees cannot log in before the event start time but they can log in during the event time and also during the on-demand time. They won't be able to log in after on-demand has ended.
No, an attendee can join a session at any time until the session ends.
Yes. It is recommended however that Scholars log into the virtual event from their laptop or computer.


POST CONFERENCE


The event will not be recorded. There will be limited access to job postings only upon the end of the virtual career fair. NACME Scholars will be able to log-in post the event to review job postings at participating companies.