ABOUT THE UGRAD FINANCIAL SERVICES AND CONSULTING 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 and 500 members from the JumpStart network were hired into the financial services industry or finance function. 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.
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
“JumpStart gave me direct access to recruiters and professionals allowing me to create meaningful relationships, gain industry insight, and improve my job search.”
“JumpStart transformed my perspective on the corporate recruiting process. Before attending the Forum, I didn’t know how to approach the recruiting process in the most effective way. Thanks to attending this forum, I now have an essential toolkit that will help me be a better candidate in the recruiting process.”
“The JumpStart UGrad Forum was incredible experience and left me more confident in my decision to pursue a career in this industry. Not only were the partner companies incredibly informative, the group from JumpStart who facilitated this conference took the time to talk with students as well. Overall, this was an incredibly positive experience.”
“Jumpstart was an eye-opening experience for me. After attending the conference, I Had a much better grasp on the potential career paths and finance and consulting. Additionally, the networking events at the conference allowed me to establish relationships that will help me for years to come.”