Career Connection College Forum: Diversity in Accounting, Finance and Technology

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: UNC Charlotte Student Activity Center (SAC)
9290 Barnhardt Ln, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262

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The Career Connection* College Forum: Diversity in Accounting, Finance and Technology will feature experienced leaders in the accounting, financial services and information technology fields. College sophomores and juniors will gain strategies and insights that will help them secure internships and employment, and succeed in their roles after they are hired.

The Employer Exploration will provide an opportunity to learn about local businesses and explore potential career options.

Capacity is limited, so be sure to sign up today. Admission is FREE for college students, mentors and sponsors!


Tuesday, March 19, 2019
8:30 am to 12 pm
UNC Charlotte Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC)

8:30 am  - Career Connection Mentor/Mentee Networking Breakfast (Must be a mentor or mentee who has been matched through the Charlotte Alliance, formerly Charlotte Chamber, Career Connection program) 

9:30 am  - General Check-In for Students (Breakfast and Refreshments available)

10 am  - Professional Development Panel: Career Skills to Stand Out

11 am - Career Connection Employer Exploration 

12 pm - Close



  • [MODERATOR] Dr. Hughlene Burton, Director, Turner School of Accountancy and Professor, Belk College of Business
  • Liz Hannah, Lead Recruiting Specialist, Deloitte
  • Delton Green, Business Analyst – eCommerce IT, Belk
  • Hani Abdesslam, Systems Support Analyst, Wells Fargo
  • Calvin Thompson, Targeted Sourcing Strategist, Wells Fargo

Employer Exploration participants:

Grant Thornton
Wells Fargo

*The purpose of the Charlotte Chamber Career Connection is to cultivate diverse, entry-level talent and promote Charlotte as a preferred place to work and live. The Career Connection seeks to expose high school and college students to high-growth careers that lead to sustainable employment and economic opportunity. The initiative helps to bring industry speakers into the classroom, coordinates employer site visits, and connects students with mentors to reinforce and accelerate their career success.

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