Handshake Access 2022

Now on-demand!

Handshake Access is the largest virtual gathering for employers and higher ed professionals focused on accelerating early careers.

Watch all sessions from Handshake Access 2022 and get a jump on the Fall recruiting season.

Democratizing access to good jobs: Building social capital for today's students

Lynn Pasquerella
· President, AAC&U
Stacy Eng
· Chief Learning & Talent Officer, Chevron
Lindsay Ellis
· Reporter, WSJ
Valerie Capers Workman
· Chief Legal Officer, Handshake

Gen Z & the future of work: How geography, flexibility, and culture are shaping recruiting post-Covid

Emily M. Dickens
· Chief of Staff & Head of Government Affairs, SHRM
Kim Renaud
· Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition, UnitedHealth Group
Christine Cruzvergara
· Chief Education Strategy Officer, Handshake

Meeting students on their own terms, in person and online

Caitlyn Gentile
· Global Director, Talent Acquisition, Mastercard
Roderick Lewis
· Director, External Relations, Marketing, and Analytics, UNC Chapel Hill
Mark Riley
· Sr. Manager, Enablement

How expanding school networks leads to long-term hiring success

Brianna Berry
· Supervisor, Talent Acquisition, TD SYNNEX
Angela Rodriguez
· Director, University Relations and Recruiting, Phillips 66
Pallavi Ralhan
· Manager, Strategic Customer Success, Handshake

Open network, expert guidance

Geni Harclerode
· Director, Employer Recruitment and Engagement, Northwestern University
Annie Chartrand
· Coordinator, Career Services, Jamestown Community College
Wil Jones
· Executive Director, Career Exploration and Success, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Christine Cruzvergara
· Chief Education Strategy Officer, Handshake

Career education & liberal arts don't have to be at odds

Andy Chan
· VP for Innovation & Career Development, Wake Forest University
Michele Militante
· Sr. Director, Campus & Diversity Recruitment, PepsiCo
Katherine Kelly
· VP, Education Marketing, Handshake

Cracking the code to student engagement

Richard Sylvester
· Asst. Director, Experiential Opportunities, Kalamazoo College
Jenna Smith
· Brand & Experience Strategy Lead, University of Buffalo
Meredith Bane
· Embedded Career Services Specialist, North Seattle College
Melissa Echeverri
· Relationship Manager, Handshake

Building skills pathways for today’s learners/tomorrow’s workers

Jesse Haines
· Director, Grow with Google
Eloy Oakley
· Chancellor, CA Community Colleges
Paul Fain
· Analyst, Work Shift

The student perspective: Mental health and the job hunt

Brinton Botkin
· Editorial & Content Marketing Manager, Handshake
Giana Gaitan-Naranjo
· Class of 2023, San Francisco State University
Isadora Ruiz
· Class of 2024, Diablo Valley College
Matthew Vining
· Class of 2023, Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy

Finding the unfindable: Strategies for hiring specialized roles

Damon Albano
· Global Head of Early Career-Campus and IRDP Program, Johnson & Johnson
Jude Francis
· Associate Director, Machine Learning and Data Engineering, Johnson & Johnson
Madeline Andrews
· Strategy & Insights Lead, Handshake

Metrics that matter: How to tell your story with data

Christelle Paul
· Director, Operations & Technology, Suffolk University
Kate Moody
· Strategic Analyst, Notre Dame
Andrew Boles
· Senior Technology & Data Analyst, Baylor University
Susanna Hill
· Relationship Manager, Handshake

Gen Z trends: How to design jobs & cultures for the next generation

Megan Leonhardt
· Sr. Reporter, Fortune
Maria Flynn
· President & CEO, Jobs for the Future
Aryeh Lehrer
· VP, Talent Acquisition, Comcast
Lauren Nunes
· Chief People Officer, Twitch

It takes a village: How employers and universities must work together to diversify early talent pipelines

Arezoo Riahi
· Head of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, Waymo
Michael Ellison
· Founder & CEO, CodePath
Julia Freeland Fisher
· Director, Education, Clayton Christensen Institute

Activating career readiness for the next generation of Black job seekers

Dr. Michael Lomax
· President & CEO, UNCF
Cynthia Bowman
· Chief Diversity & Inclusion and Talent Acquisition Officer, Bank of America
Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis
· President, Benedict College

My life, through the lens of a wine glass: A story of breaking barriers in the hospitality industry

TJ Douglas
· Founder & CEO, The Urban Grape and Progressive Wine Co.
Valerie Capers Workman
· Chief Legal Officer, Handshake

Impactful recruiting that scales regardless of team size

Kiva R. Wilson
· Chief Culture Officer, Material
Sharon Garcia
· VP, Talent Acquisition, Echo Global Logistics
Austin Williams
· Director, Business Recruiting, Handshake

Presidents roundtable: Embedding career services into the core of the institution

Ajita Talwalker Menon
· President & CEO, Calbright College
Tom Stritikus
· President, Fort Lewis College
Jamienne Studley
· President, WASC Senior College & University Commission
Sue Ellspermann
· President, Ivy Tech Community College
Christine Cruzvergara
· Chief Education Strategy Officer, Handshake

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