Part 2 of Diversity in Business Lecture Series: Diversity in the Workplace!
Liberty Mutual - Leadership Development Event!
APPLY NOW! Dominion’s Diversity Scholarship Program
This program is open to students enrolled full-time in a field of study mutually beneficial to the company and the individual. This program assists students in achieving their fullest potential by providing a $5,000 scholarship and a paid summer internship.
The application process is on-line through the Dominion website.
Submission of application is a 2-step process.
As part of the Dominion Diversity Scholarship Program, applicants are required to submit several documents to Dominion. Included below is a list of the required documentation as well as the submission deadlines:
By November 16, applicants must:
Submit resume and candidate profile information (i.e. contact information, work experience, and education)
Complete the Diversity Scholarship Application
Answer pre-screening questions
After receipt of requested documentation, the Program Coordinator will contact applicants and let them know if they can proceed to the next phase of the application process. If you are selected to continue, the following document submission deadlines are in place:
By December 1, applicants must:
Submit a 500-750 word essay on diversity
Submit answers to the provided diversity questions
By December 31, applicants must:
Submit your unofficial transcript, including current Fall semester grades
PwC Explore Program!
Are you looking for a unique and rewarding career experience? Are you interested in getting your foot in the door with one of the most prestigious professional services organizations in the world? Are you a diverse freshman or sophomore? If so, then the PwC eXplore Program is an opportunity you can't miss! If selected, you will participate in a day long program focused on educational and social networking opportunities followed by a networking reception. eXplore is scheduled for Saturday January 28, 2012 in the Boston office of PwC, 125 High Street. All travel expenses will be covered by PwC.
Want additional info?
This program will include interactive activities and training sessions aimed at developing teamwork, strategic thinking, creativity, problem-solving, and leadership skills. The interactive activities will help develop your soft skills and provide a great professional networking opportunity with other students and individuals from PwC. Sessions will be taught by outstanding business professionals who spend much of their time training senior business executives. These sessions will better educate you on the accounting profession.
Who is PwC?
PwC has more than 163,000 global partners and staff in 151 countries which makes them the largest global network of professional services firms--offering a wide range of assurance, tax, and advisory services to many of the world's largest and most prestigious companies. PwC believes that diversifying their staff, their partnerships, and their leadership is critical to the continued success of their global organization. In an effort to educate a more diverse candidate pool on the opportunities at PwC and the professional services industry as a whole, PwC hosts this program in hopes of reaching members of under represented student populations across all academic disciplines (3.4 GPA or higher).
How can I apply?
If you are interested in participating in the PwC eXplore Program, please visit your campus careers services job posting for the eXplore program application or follow this link www.pwc.com/us/en/careers/explore-program. Please feel free to reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Deadline: The deadline for all applications is December 15, 2011
Maximum Impact 2012: Deloitte’s Alternative Spring Break!
Spring break lasts a week,
Your impact could last a lifetime!
Save the Date! Maximum Impact 2012:
Deloitte’s Alternative Spring Break!
It’s your spring break. Good fun. Great friends. Priceless memories. And a lasting impact. Our fifth annual Maximum Impact: Deloitte’s Alternative Spring Break will be in Atlanta, GA March 10-16, 2012. Produced with United Way, we'll be supporting students in at-risk communities — inside and outside the classroom. Turn your time off from school into time spent improving the lives of those in need. You’ll also learn more about professional services and make important connections with fellow students around the country and Deloitte employees who are as
passionate about helping people as you are. How far will you take it?
Learn more by visiting our website: Maximum Impact: Deloitte’s Alternative Spring Break
Listen to the podcast: Maximum Impact 2010: Deloitte’s Alternative Spring Break
Job Opportunities for Seniors with KPMG in China and Hong!!
Follow the links below to check out these job opportunities for seniors with KPMG in China and Hong Kong:
Students must apply directly with KPMG China.
Applicants must be citizens of China (or have right of abode if applying to Hong Kong or Macau). Under the work authorization field, be sure you do not select US citizen.
Applicants can be from any academic discipline (not limited to accounting).
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Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program
In 2002, Marquette established the Arnold L. Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program, intended to increase the presence of underrepresented ethnic groups by supporting doctoral candidates in completing their final academic requirement, the dissertation.
The fellowships provide two students from other U.S. universities with one year of financial support, including a stipend, fringe benefits, and research and travel funds. The fellows will be in residence at Marquette for an academic year, during which they will teach one course in their area of specialization while completing their dissertations. They will also participate in a formal mentoring program.
The fellowships are named in honor of Dr. Arnold L. Mitchem, who earned his Ph.D. from Marquette in 1981 and is an internationally recognized champion of educational opportunity. Mitchem founded Marquette's Educational Opportunity Program and served as its director from 1969-86. Currently he is president of the Council for Educational Opportunity in Washington, D.C.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are well under way in their dissertation writing and who belong to a racial or cultural group historically underrepresented in the U.S. professoriate. African-American, Native-American and Hispanic-American candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications are sought in: Communication Studies, Counseling Psychology, Educational Policy and Leadership, English, Foreign Languages and Literatures, History, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social and Cultural Sciences, or Theology/Religious Studies.
Application materials for 2012-2013 include:
Progress Towards Degree Form
Letter of Reference Cover Sheet
All applications for this position must be initiated through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system found at http://www.marquette.edu/hr/careers.shtml
For more information, please send an inquiry via our contact form.
GE Hispanic Mentoring Program
The GE Hispanic Forum is a voluntary member organization whose mission is to attract, retain and develop Hispanic talent with GE. Founded in 1996 by a group a visionaries and pioneers, the Forum aims to increase the Hispanic talent pipeline and leadership penetration, further the company's objectives by leveraging the members' diverse background, and provide members with opportunities for personal and professional development.
(L to R: Jennifer Beihl (GE Organization & Staffing Manager), Jilian Young, Jesus Borjorquez, Andrea Llivichuzhca, Michael Turner, Marisa Torres, Miguel Colon, Normaliz Colon, Junau Boucard, Fabiana Baltazar, Miguel Guzman, Evian Crosdale, and Cynthia Lemus).
On Thursday, October 27, 2011 14 UConn Business Students took a trip to General Electric’s Corporate Headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut. The event is a part of the GE Mentoring Program; a collaboration of UConn students with GE employees. The event was sponsored by GE’s Hispanic Forum to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Marisa Torres '12 and Carlos Rivera, GE Capital Americas worked with Seanice Austin in the School of Business, Office of Diversity Initiatives and Dr. Gladys Santiago-Tosado Director of the Puerto Rican Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) to recruit talented UConn students.
The program started with a panel session about leadership skills. Speakers included Matthew Cribbins, Vice President GE Global Audit; Ana Maria Chadwick, Chief Financial Officer for GE Energy Financial Services; and Mark Ortiz, Global Controller for GE Capital Americas. All the students attended a workshop, which concluded with a networking event. UConn students networked with their mentors, members of the GE Hispanic Forum as well as members of NSHMBA and ALPFA.
Note: Students not in photo but a part of the GE Hispanic Mentoring program are David Tovar, Christopher Sanchez, Armando Jimenez, Juan Manual Diaz and Ivette Tapia.
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Office of Diversity Initiatives
We would like to hear from you! If you have programs, events, scholarships or announcements that you would like included in this newsletter, please contact us. This newsletter is emailed every Friday to all undergraduate business students, faculty, and staff. Posting may be edited by staff.
University of Connecticut
School of Business, Room 246
2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041
Storrs, CT 06269
For more information, please visit our website at http://www.business.uconn.edu/diversity
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