Fall Virtual Hire Up: College Recruiting Event

Fall Virtual Hire Up

Looking to recruit the next generation of top technology talent for part and full-time positions or internships? The Pittsburgh Technology Council's Hire UP is the place to be. Hire UP convenes top students from all Pittsburgh colleges and universities, including Pitt and  Carnegie Mellon along with other job seekers, for a one-day only job fair.
Students studying information technology, robotics, engineering, computer science, traditional sciences, and more will be looking to learn about opportunities at your company. Space is limited, so please register today.  
If you are recruiting for tech talent or looking for a career in tech, you need to be at Hire UP!

When: November 3, 2021 | 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Where: Virtually via Premier Virtual

What does the Hire UP look like in a virtual setting? 
The Hire UP Virtual Career Fair provides an opportunity for employers and job seekers to connect through both chat and video, and network online. For employers seeking to expand their pipeline of tech talent, the Hire UP event is and time efficient solution to recruitment efforts.  

How does it work? 
HR teams and recruiters can participate online from anywhere in the world, eliminating travel costs while providing the opportunity to screen and recruit applicants. We have partnered with Premier Virtual as the online platform to deliver this event.  

Your company will receive a personal chat room to connect virtually with candidates, including the option to conduct video interviews.  Unlimited number of recruiters may attend chat sessions. 

You can post an unlimited number of jobs, search participant resumes, invite pre-selected candidates to your chat room, and capture the resumes of talented applicants.? You will also be invited to create a video highlighting the D & I initiatives implemented at your company. 
After registering your organization to participate, you will be given access to create and customize your own booth to showcase your organization’s brand. 

What companies should host a booth? 
• Companies looking to virtually recruit top technology talent from the universities in our region.  
• Companies looking to find active and passive candidates 
• Companies looking to brand themselves as a top place to work for technology professionals 
*Companies that are walking the talk and actively implementing D&I policies 
For sponsorship opportunities, connect with Ashley Steckel at [email protected]. ?For membership information, connect with Ryan Gent at [email protected]
What type of candidate is invited to attend? 
This event is targeted for entry-level talent and junior/senior year students. Your registration is FREE. The main purpose of the event is for employers to recruit technical talent.? Non-technical talent may attend, and employers may post non-technical jobs, however the focus is on tech roles.  
Candidates seeking Full-time, Part-time, and Internships 
Recruit graduate and undergraduate talent 
Candidates seeking remote/telecommuting/online jobs

Don’t miss out on the Hire Up Prep Session: How to Present Yourself on November 2, 2021 at 4:00PM via Zoom. For more details, register here

For any questions, please contact Marie Pelloni at [email protected].

Booth Pricing for Companies:
$350 | PTC Members
$399 | PHRA (Pittsburgh Human Resources Association) or  AACCWP (African American Chamber) Members - Email mcolf@pghtech.org for this rate
$600 | Non Members

FREE | Job Seekers - Register Here

Don’t miss these exciting, free events leading up the Virtual Hire Up event! For more details and to register, visit the links below: 

Employers and Recruiters:

Employers Integration of Co-Ops and Internships - A Student's Perspective
When: November 1, 2021 | 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Where: Via Zoom

Students, University/College Career Services, and Job Seekers: 

International Students: Navigating Your Next Steps
When: November 1, 2021 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where: Via Zoom

Hire Up Prep Session: How to Present Yourself  
When: November 2, 2021 | 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Where: Via Zoom

Contact Information:

  • For content or logistics questions - Marie Pelloni, Director of Talent Attraction and STEM Development, [email protected]
  • For registration questions - Megan Colf, Assistant Director of Event Management, mcolf@pghtech.org
  • For sponsorship questions - Ashley Steckel, Director of Business Development and Advertising, [email protected]
  • For membership questions - Ryan Gent, Membership Director, [email protected]
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