ABOUT THE MBA FINANCIAL SERVICES DIVERSITY FORUM
Applying an approach that resulted in 19 job offers while in business school for the two co-founders, functional business experience and recent insight from practical experience leading talent initiatives, we created JumpStart.
Over the last 3 years, more than 550 members of the JumpStart network were hired into the management consulting industry, 500 members from the Jumpstart network were hired into the financial services industry or finance function, 200 entered the consumer product goods industry and over 100 entered the tech industry. Specific to our diversity forum, 70% percentage of attendees were invited to 1:1s w/corporate partners on site at our forum.
Our partners attend JumpStart diversity forums to engage with our talent pool focused on professional development , exposure to specific industry and functions, feature of the company – culture – people, and ensure an understanding of the recruiting process all while getting to know you.
Building on our MBA forums since 2004 and UGrad forums since 2010, we launched a STEM and technical careers approach in 2016. Individuals attend to JumpStart their game plan to pursue competitive careers, engage with our partners, get 1:1 time with partners, and network with peers seeking similar career progression.
OUR APPROACH TO DEVELOPING YOU
“As a career changer, I found the JumpStart forum to be incredibly insightful in going much deeper into what brand management and marketing really comes down to. Now I can start making connections between my past experiences and my future role in marketing.”
“Being able to be here at the JumpStart forum and build early relationships with these companies is a huge advantage. I’ve already made many connections here that I’m defnitely going to follow up on.”
“The JumpStart UGrad Diversity Forum is a truly unique opportunity for students to connect with industry professionals and learn what it takes to launch a career in consulting or financial services. By the end of the three-day program, students are fully equipped with the tools necessary to successfully take on the recruiting process.”
“As Corporate America seeks to recruit and develop diverse talent, the JumpStart program stands alone. It’s hyper focused forum lays a much needed foundation for those who want exposure and direction. Personally, the JumpStart program has augmented my career trajectory and given me a unique competitive advantage.”