6th Annual HBCU Career Development Marketplace Benefiting the Upper Classmen of 10 National Historically Black Colleges & Universities

(January 25, 2013 – Washington, DC) The HBCU Career Development Marketplace announces the 6th Annual conference, which will be held at the National Housing Center in our nation’s capitol.
WHERE:
The National Housing Center, 1201 15th Street, NW, Washington D.C.
WHEN:
Thursday, January 31, 2013, 2:00pm Welcome Speaker, 3:00 pm Welcome Reception
Friday, February 1, 2013, 8:00am Career Development Marketplace, 5:00 pm Closing Ceremony
WHAT:
The HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities) Career Development Marketplace is a one-of-a-kind conference that brings students from the nation’s HBCU’s to the Washington, D.C. to mix with prominent HBCU alumni, meet prospective employers, and attend workshops about life in corporate America. Now in its 6th year, the HBCU Career Development Marketplace is actively preparing the minority leaders of tomorrow.
WHY:
This event benefits the upper classmen of Historically Black Colleges & Universities to provide minority students a glimpse into the world of corporate America, as well as the tools to succeed after graduation. The HBCU Career Development Marketplace is a nonprofit organization that is advancing the leaders of tomorrow – by offering workshops, dynamic speakers, and access to employers committed to recruiting the best diverse candidates. The HBCU Career Development Marketplace provides students an opportunity to network with prospective employers as well ass an opportunity to make a difference in their respective communities.
WHO:
Speakers: Dr. Darryl Scriven, Mayor William D. Euille, Harry Black and Harrine Freeman, Shene Commodore, and Ludwig Gaines. Event Founder: Tariq Shane.
WWW: To see photos and get information from past events go to http://hbcucareermarket.com
RSVP:
Event Contact: Marisa Judge at mjudge@asballiance.com
or (301) 596-6031, ext. 160.
PRESS: Media inquiries contact Hillary Beulah at hbeulah@hbcucareermarket.com or (301) 596-6031, ext. 180.

About the HBCU Career Development Marketplace:
The Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Career Development Marketplace was founded in 2001. Created by Tariq Shane as a one-of-a-kind experience for HBCU students that would simultaneously give back to the community that gave him his early foundation and dedication.

It is the mission of the HBCU Career Development Marketplace to inform and educate HBCU graduates about corporate America as they enter in to the workforce. An inspirational event that is enhanced through the involvement of prominent HBCU alumni, the conference provides students a series of workshops, meetings, and networking opportunities where they can gain solid skills and first-hand knowledge about beginning their careers.

The HBCU Career Development Marketplace has aided in the goal of shaping the leaders of tomorrow for the past six years. The conference has currently hosted over 1,000 HBCU graduates, and given its attendees the tools to be smarter and stronger as they build their path to career excellence. For more information, visit http://hbcucareermarket.com

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