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  • B’More!

    TPE Virtual is providing the platform for our field to be more. Be more visionary. Be more deliberate. Be more willing to share our narratives, take up space, and reclaim what is often taken advantage of or spoken on without permission. Be more committed to the work. Be more innovative. Be more courageous. Be more willing to understand the importance of developing and engaging with a critical consciousness of our past, present, and future.


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  • TPE Virtual: Expanding Access

    We understand the weight that placement events and choices carry and the pressures that come with them. We have also taken notice of the changing landscape of the workforce and job market in our field. That’s why The Placement Exchange will continue to push forward in its effort to create the definitive student affairs job placement experience by going virtual.


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  • “Do You See Me Now? The Need for Narrative Sharing in the Recruitment and Interview Process”

    Our race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and expression, socio-economic background, age, nationality or national origin, mental and physical ability, political beliefs, education, and career experience coupled with their values, beliefs and personality will all influence the ways in which the words an employer has written on paper will come to life in practice. So, how do we as a profession move uplift narrative sharing as a vital part of the interview and recruitment process and incorporate it ethically with regards to interview bias?


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  • A Love to Serve

    We are living during a radical shift in the landscape of Higher Education. Typically, our industry frames “service to the profession” as a requirement of our membership in the profession. While volunteer work is critical to keeping our profession alive, I would like to shift the narrative to focus on people instead of an abstract industry.


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  • Job Searching While [insert identity]

    Hear from practitioners about job searching with multiple intersecting identities.  This discussion focus on lived experiences, triumphs, and challenges faced during the job search process.

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  • Check out the TPE YouTube Channel for videos, webinars, and other resources to assist candidates and employers in the job search, recruitment and selection, and career development process! Past sessions include:
    Reflections of a Virtual Search (Candidates and Employers)
    Navigating the Search during a Pandemic
    Working at an International Institution
    JumpStart your Job Search (4 part series)
    Job Search 101
    Resume 101
    Navigating TPE on a Budget
    Candidate Orientation
    Navigating TPE with a Marginalized Identity

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  • This virtual roundtable addresses how we are/should be supporting grad students during the COVID-19 crisis.

    Our four co-panelists are grad prep faculty members who will share how they are supporting their students during COVID-19; how they are guiding them in their job search during less than ideal economic conditions/hiring freezes; how professionals can support grad student staff within their departments; and how current events will impact how their programs prepare students for student affairs/housing work in the future.

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