Dates: Monday, July 6th – Friday, July 10th, 2020

All times in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Monday, July 6, 2020

11:00am – 11:30am: Session 1: Bringing your Authentic Self to Work

  • Description: At PNC, we have built a culture where our people are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work and share their diverse ideas and background with the goal of always delivering an exceptional customer experience.  In this session, learn of the many resources available to our employees, that ensure they can “bring their authentic self to work”.
  • Hosted by: PNC

11:30am – 11:45am: Break

11:45am – 12:15pm: Session 2: Building Your Personal Brand: What You Need to Know to Stand Out

  • Description: Award-winning AT&T University shares the ins and outs of personal brand:  What it is, why it’s important, and how to create one authentic to YOU (hint:  it’s not a one-time event!).
  • Hosted by: AT&T

12:15pm – 1:00pm: Break

1:00pm – 1:30pm: Session 3: So You’ve Got the Offer – Now What?

  • Description: You’ve received an offer from a company that you would love to work at, but the salary is not what you expected – what do you do? Join Melody Hahm (West Coast Correspondent for Yahoo Finance) as she interviews Tommy Jones (Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition at Verizon) on best practices for negotiating what you deserve!
  • Hosted by: Verizon

1:30pm – 1:45pm: Break

1:45pm – 2:15pm: Session 4: Comcast NBCUniversal: Getting to know our business and the internship landscape

  • Description: Interested in learning about Comcast NBCUniversal? Join us as we discuss how our technology groups power the organization to keep it running smoothly and our commitment to inclusion for both our customers and employees. We will also highlight some steps you can take to maximize your summer even without an internship!
  • Hosted by: Comcast and NBCUniversal

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

11:00am – 11:30am: Session 5: Recruiter Mythbusters

  • Description: So what exactly are recruiters looking for in a candidate? And can keeping in touch with your recruiter really make you stand out? Those are the kinds of questions, myths, and urban legends that are discussed in this session with a real-life recruiter from UnitedHealth Group.
  • Hosted by: UnitedHealth Group

11:30am – 11:45am: Break

11:45am – 12:15pm: Session 6: How to Succeed in a Virtual Internship

  • Description: Virtual internships may be a new development, but they are likely here to stay and can be a crucial step in your search for full time career.  Learn best practices and tips for success in navigating a virtual internship from a Head of Campus Recruiting at AQR Capital Management.
  • Hosted by: AQR

12:15pm – 1:00pm: Break

1:00pm – 4:00pm: iLab: Building Connections and Community in a Virtual World

  • Description: NextGen Leaders will pitch their projects in front of their peers and Google representatives.
  • Hosted by: Google

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

11:00am – 11:30am: Session 7: Tips from a Career Strategist

  • Description: They tell you it’s what you know, then they tell you it’s who you know.  The truth is, it’s who knows you that will help you grow your career.  Intel’s Career Strategist, Vikki Mueller Espinosa will help you learn about yourself, share habits to develop your network and show you how to grow your personal brand for Career Success and Enjoyment.  She believes we are all unique and unrepeatable and not only should we love what we do, we can do what we love!  Come, get inspired and learn some tactical and practical tips which will serve you now and throughout your career.
  • Hosted by: Intel

11:30am – 11:45am: Break

11:45am – 12:15pm: Session 8: Creating Your Career Game Plan: Explore, Experience, Succeed with Wells Fargo

  • Description: People with disabilities are resilient, adaptive and flexible. In addition to the job skills that people with disabilities bring to the table, they also bring resilience because they have overcome challenges their entire life. That’s an essential trait that employers seek, especially in times like these. Join Wells Fargo team to hear about exciting career opportunities and learn from experienced professionals with visible and non-visible disabilities, along with advocates, who can provide vital tips on building your career in today’s virtual workplace.
  • Hosted by: Wells Fargo

12:15pm – 1:00pm: Break

1:00pm – 1:30pm: Session 9: Investing in Yourself Leads to the Ideal Position

  • Description: One thing for certain is that building your personal brand is a long-term investment. This session will cover the definition of “brand”, its importance, and strategies to enhance your brand to get to the next level of your career.
  • Hosted By: TD Bank

Thursday, July 9, 2020

11:00am – 11:30am: Session 10: Accessible Travel During COVID-19 and Beyond

  • Description: Hear from the American Airlines Customer Accessibility team about travel in today’s environment, as well as what is being done to improve the overall experience in the future.
  • Hosted by: American Airlines

11:30am – 1:00pm: Break

1:00pm – 4:00pm: Matchmaking

  • Description: NextGen Leaders will be matched to about 5 companies that they will chat with for 15 minutes each during this time.

Friday, July 10, 2020

11:00am – 11:30am: Session 11: Effective Networking

  • Description: Networking is extremely beneficial to your personal and professional growth and development, yet many people are uncomfortable with the idea of networking. In this session, we share helpful tips and tricks that anyone can use to network more effectively.
  • Hosted by: Highmark Health

11:30am – 11:45am: Break

11:45am – 12:15pm: Session 12: Career Development: The Importance of Building Bridges and Lasting Connections

  • Description: Increased connectivity, virtual environments, agile organization models, and social platforms are creating a smaller and faster-paced world than ever before. Many of our spheres of influence overlap and blend between our work and personal lives. Thus, throughout our lives, there is a greater chance of recurring touchpoints with the same people, both inside and outside of work. This session will provide guidance on the importance of building lasting connections throughout a career, how they can enable growth, and what these connections can look like when you least expect it.
  • Hosted by: Dow

12:15pm – 1:00pm: Break

1:00pm – 1:30pm: Session 13: Values that Belong to All – Quality, Safety and Integrity

  • Description: This session will take a look at Quality, Safety and Integrity as a career development foundation to be successful and safe throughout a career, from novice to mastery.  The session will explore creating a workplace environment in your career that fosters openness, trust, transparency and a commitment to speaking up as it relates to the principles of quality, safety and integrity.
  • Hosted by: Boeing