Microsoft New England Picks: 6 Not-To-Miss Events This Week

 |   MSNE Staff

We’re ready to say goodbye to the snow and melt into spring with civic tech! Here are our top picks for events you don’t want to miss this week:

StartupJobFairBoston1) Boston Startup Job Fair
Tuesday, April 5, 12pm — 5pm
Microsoft New England R&D Center | 1 Memorial Drive | Cambridge
Twitter: @StartupJF | @MSNewEngland | #BosStartupJobFair

The Startup Job Fair LLC was founded in 2010, in New York City during the height of the recession. While college or professional career fairs attracted many large corporations, startups were either overlooked or did not have the resources to attend multiple career fairs every quarter. The Startup Job Fair has now become a nationwide event resource to connect the region’s hottest startups with top talented job seekers. The Boston Startup Job Fair aims to connect talented job seekers with the best Boston and Massachusetts area startups. This event will bring together undergraduates, graduate students, and seasoned professionals to one event exclusively for startups.

District Hall Cafe Night2) First-Ever Café Night @ District Hall
Wednesday, April 6, 3pm — 7:30pm
District Hall | 75 Northern Ave | Boston
Twitter: @districthall

The monthly Café Nights @ District Hall are energetic and dynamic events where innovators and entrepreneurs can find one another and collaborate to bring their dreams to reality. These regular gatherings provide a space for conversations and scheduled programs to inspire a wide range of attendees from different backgrounds and industries to connect, share ideas, and grow their ventures. The Café is open to all members of the innovation community.

Perks3) 2016 PERKS Convention
Thursday, April 7, 5pm — 8pm

Microsoft New England R&D Center | 1 Memorial Drive | Cambridge
Twitter: @CorpPerks

The coolest services you can provide for your employees, period.

PERKS brings together creative solutions for the office that improve workplace culture, create convenience, and increase happiness.

For the 3rd year in a row, the PERKS Convention is a showcase of the coolest on-site services for your office. For one night we bring together the most fun and impactful providers working in health & wellness, convenience, food & beverage, facilities and entertainment. PERKS gives the opportunity for companies to see the most innovative and unique on-site services available!

RIC-wordmark-300x774) Center for Women and Enterprise: Community Entrepreneurs Business Planning Program
Thursday, April 7, 6pm — 9pm

Roxbury Innovation Center | 2300 Washington Street, 2nd Floor | Boston
Twitter: @RoxburyInno

Work with other entrepreneurs and experts to build a business plan! The mission of this program is to support residents and businesses in Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan to pros- per through entrepreneurship and business ownership. Men and women welcome! Free for qualified Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan business owners and residents.

devboston5) Jason Haley: Azure WebJobs In Depth
Friday, April 8, 6pm
Microsoft Technology Center | 1 Cambridge Center | Cambridge
Twitter: @DevBostonDotOrg

Azure websites offer the ability to run programs or scripts in the background (on the same resources you already pay for with the website). Last year, I presented WebSites and WebJobs – this time I want to get to the detail of WebJobs to help you understand what problems it can solve for you.

bevisible6) BeVisible Boston Launch
Saturday, April 9, 7pm — 10pm
Plug Cambridge – Coworking | 618 Cambridge Street | Cambridge
Twitter: @bevisiblelatina | #BeVisibleBoston

Join us as we celebrate the launch of BeVisible Boston. Hear about the nation-wide social networking and career-building site for Latinx Millennials, now based out of Boston, which was recently named by NBC News as one of the top websites for Latina professionals and entrepreneurs.

Enjoy celebratory drinks and snacks, and a complimentary pop-up professional headshot, courtesy of EmVision Productions.

Space is limited. Get your ticket now!

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