- Sanjeev Agrawal, Google's former head of product marketing, created new social site/career marketplace Collegefeed with the intention of connecting students and recent graduates with employers.
- The site began its beta launch today and is now open to students and new graduates from the University of California-Berkeley, Stanford University and Carnegie Mellon University-Silicon Valley.
- Collegefeed was previously tested during a closed beta in February by students at UC-Berkeley and professionals from eBay, and several students have already landed internships and interviews with potential employers.
From the article:
... Jobseekers can create a personal profile on Collegefeed and use the service to search for jobs or internships based on their interests, find alumni at their choice of companies, apply for employer-sponsored awards through the Collegefeed Awards Program (CAP), and share interview experiences with other job-seekers, according to the company. Companies can create branded pages, connect with students and grads who meet their job requirements, and push relevant content to a student's newsfeed. ...