Focusing on Industrial Recruitment of Scientific Talent (FIRST) Conference*
September 20-23, 2015, in Cincinnati, Ohio
Applications must be received by June 30, 2015
Procter & Gamble (P&G) is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce. The Company has a strong and successful diversity program, as evidenced by P&G receiving the U.S. Department of Labor's prestigious Opportunity 2000 Award, which recognizes equal-employment hiring, retention, and advancement. P&G's commitment to equal employment opportunity is not one in word alone, which is why the Company, its minority scientists, and the Ph.D. Recruiting office developed this unique conference in 1990, intended to give participants a deeper understanding about industrial research careers.
Participants will travel to Cincinnati-based technical centers to view industrial careers in action, network with a group of successful minority scientists and other professionals whose leadership in science and technology is well established, and gain a deeper understanding of the realities of cultural and workforce diversities.
The FIRST Conference is a unique recruitment opportunity that will be held September 20-23, 2015, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
All travel expenses and hotel accommodation costs will be paid by P&G. Participants could leave this conference with a day visit invitation and may be considered for future employment at P&G.
*FIRST was formerly known as the Technology Management Conference (TMC) and later as the Research and Technical Careers in Industry (RTCI) Conference.
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The FIRST Conference is primarily intended for African American, Hispanic, and Native American doctoral and postdoctoral scientists from STEM disciplines who want to learn more about industrial research careers. We strongly encourage scientists in those affinity groups to apply. Other qualified candidates, including foreign nationals, also will be considered for participation. Applicants must have a doctoral degree or expect to receive one within 9-12 months of the conference date. For maximum individual benefit, a limited number of applicants will be chosen to participate.
How Do I Apply?
Applications must be received by June 30, 2015, to be considered for the 2015 conference. Be sure to attach the following to your application: your current resume and a 1 pg research summary.
Where Can I Learn More?
Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PGFIRST.