Lime Connect Corporate Recruitment Reception for University Students and Alumni with Disabilities

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BMO, IBM, RBC and TD are seeking to connect with candidates on Thursday, October 22, 2015

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The opportunity I had to connect so directly with all of Lime Connect's partners was incredible, and one that I have never encountered elsewhere.

Recognizing and valuing the intellectual capital that is found in people with disabilities, Lime Connect's corporate partners BMO, IBM, RBC and TD are actively recruiting current university students, recent grads and alumni - who happen to have disabilities for more than twenty (20) professional career opportunities in BC and across the provinces. Roles include consulting, commercial banking, marketing, financial planning, software, risk management and more. Candidates will network one-on-one and develop relationships with corporate execs and recruiters who are seeking to hire.

One in five people globally, and one in ten students on campus today, has a disability. The large majority of disabilities are non-visible – 90% of those on campus and 70% in the general population - including those who are dyslexic or have ADD, depression, medical conditions and many others. Candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm (registration begins at 5:30)
Format: Cocktail reception with corporate panel and networking
Dress: Business
Location: Downtown Vancouver
Opportunities: Current openings include a wide variety of professional roles for both current university students, new grads and experienced candidates

Space is limited because of the event format, and all candidates apply to attend via The Lime Network. Those whose backgrounds best match current openings will receive an official invitation and event details in advance. To view the professional opportunities available with our partners and apply, candidates may visit http://www.limeconnect.com. Candidates outside of the BC area are encouraged to apply as well. Interviews may be held via phone or locally.

Deadline to apply: Midnight PST on Sunday, October 4, 2015

Lime Connect welcomes university students and experienced professionals with disabilities as members of The Lime Network to learn of all candidate opportunities, including scholarships, internship and full time careers with our corporate partners, recruitment receptions, partner events, The Lowercase d Blog, professional development webinars and more. We welcome all interested parties as Friends of The Lime Network.

About Lime Connect: Lime Connect is a global not for profit that is rebranding disability through achievement by attracting, preparing and connecting highly accomplished individuals with disabilities for careers with the world's leading corporations. Our goal is to break stereotypes and lead all companies to realize the importance, and value, of employing people with disabilities at every level of education, talent and ability. For more information, visit http://www.limeconnect.com.
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