Undergraduate Career Roadmap
While there is no standard path to attaining post-college career success, we believe there is a proven Undergraduate Career Roadmap students should consider following. Securing a summer internships each Summer is becoming more and more important as the competition for the most sought after opportunities increases. Plan ahead.
INROADS is the largest paid-internship program in the United States for underrepresented students, serving 2,000 interns annually at over 200 sponsoring corporations. INROADS is a multi-year, blended learning model program that combines salaried internships with year-round, comprehensive training, mentoring and leadership development. By establishing long-term intern/sponsor relationships, the INROADS core program increases the retention and conversion of talented candidates, while ensuring their readiness to contribute on Day 1.
Management Leadership 4 Tomorrow
MLT equips African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans with the skills, coaching and connections they need to lead organizations and communities worldwide. MLT propels Rising Leaders at all stages: from college to a first job, from B-School to the C-Suite. More than 100 partners – corporations, social enterprises and universities – amplify MLT’s efforts and rely on MLT for top talent and data-driven insights into expanding the diverse leadership pipeline.
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity
SEO recruits and trains high achieving Black, Hispanic and Native American college students for challenging summer internships that lead to coveted full-time jobs in Finance, Law, Technology, and Real Estate. What sets SEO apart is a combination of coaching, training, exposure, high standards, and a powerful, lifelong alumni network. No other organization has SEO’s metrics and track record as a pipeline for underrepresented, entry-level talent on Wall Street, top corporate Law firms, and at Fortune 1000 companies.
Code2040 is a community of Black and Latinx technologists and their allies who are diversifying tech to create a more equitable, inclusive, and prosperous economy. Through high-impact direct service programs, robust in-person and online community engagement, and dynamic storytelling and knowledge sharing, Code2040 empowers and mobilizes diversity champions across the industry. Code2040’s goal is to ensure that by 2040 – the beginning of the decade when the US will be majority people of color – Black and Latinx people are fully represented in and leading the innovation economy, and have the economic and social capital needed to thrive and build generational wealth. Code2040 is based in San Francisco and works with students, professionals, and companies around the country.
Jopwell is a career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. Jopwell assists companies with their diversity recruitment, marketing, and retention efforts at scale.
Harvard Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP)
The Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) is a one-week residential educational program for rising college seniors designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. An annual event at HBS, this unique educational experience helps participants develop a broader understanding of the challenges business leaders face, the many dimensions of the business world, and the impact they can have on their community and the world through business leadership. Using the renowned case method of instruction, HBS faculty lead class discussions on current management issues. Participants spend evenings analyzing real-business cases, and use morning study groups and classes to examine and debate their ideas through lively interaction with peers and faculty. This is the life of an MBA student at HBS. The academic program is supplemented by presentations from HBS administrators and alumni who provide information about the impact of an MBA.
Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is the country’s preeminent organization for promoting diversity and inclusion in American business. Through an annual competition, The Consortium awards merit-based, full-tuition fellowships to America’s best and brightest diverse candidates. In conjunction with our member schools, sponsoring companies, and our elite group of MBA students and alumni, The Consortium has built a forty year legacy of fostering inclusion and changing the ethnic and cultural face of American business. Consortium partner schools include Yale, UC Berkeley, Dartmouth, UCLA, Cornell, Michigan, NYU, Georgetown, USC, and the University of Virginia amongst others.
Robert Toigo Foundation
The Robert Toigo Foundation was founded to encourage exceptional minority students to consider finance, not only as a rewarding career, but also as an opportunity to be the future leaders in the global economy. Toigo’s goal is ambitious: to create a self-sustaining structure that leverages finance as a vehicle to promote positive social change. Each year Toigo selects the best and brightest minority business school students to become Toigo Fellows. Driven by the vision of an outstanding Board of Directors, the Toigo Foundation touches the lives of individuals who are determined to make a positive impact for themselves, their families and their communities. And with the combination of their professional potential and the Foundation’s support, they are led on a path emblazoned with advancement and success.