What Do You Think? <ul><li>How long does it take a person to find a job after graduation? </li></ul><ul><li>What percentage of employers say they prefer a candidate with work experience? </li></ul><ul><li>The average INROADS retail intern who gets hired as a store manager achieves a six-figure salary by what age? </li></ul><ul><li>INROADS is ranked by The Princeton Review and Vault as one of America’s Top Ten Internships. How long do you think INROADS has held this distinction? </li></ul>2 Years 95% 24-25 11 Years
The Mission of INROADS To develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry, and prepare them for corporate and community leadership.
History of INROADS Founded in 1970 By Frank C. Carr INROADS Then 1 Office (Chicago) 17 Corporate Sponsors 25 Interns INROADS Now 50 Offices (3 International) 500+ Corporate Sponsors 4,600 Interns 21,000 Alumni
Hiring Success <ul><li>86% of May 2006 Graduates who received an offer from their sponsor accepted their offer </li></ul><ul><li>61% of May 2006 Graduates went to work for INROADS Sponsors </li></ul>
Vault.com Top 10 Internships in America <ul><li>Academy of Television Arts & Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Apple Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Boeing </li></ul><ul><li>Central Intelligence Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Deloitte </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Arts </li></ul><ul><li>ExxonMobil </li></ul><ul><li>INROADS, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Northwestern Mutual Financial Network </li></ul><ul><li>Supreme Court of the United States </li></ul>INSERT VIDEO HERE (Allow a 5 second delay)
The INROADS Experience Sonia Arizona State University Business in Supply Chain Management Phelps Dodge Corporation Global Supply Chain Management Department “ I conducted eight bid events and saved $131,704, which equates to 47% in savings for the department – and the company.” Tino Clark Atlanta University Business Administration/Finance GE Capital Card Services Consumer Life Cycle Department "INROADS gives you the chance to develop skills and master lessons that you cannot learn in a classroom." Tim Florida A&M University Business Administration and Finance Bank of America “ My experience has been immeasurable and because INROADS provides the necessary models of training for survival in corporate America, I can truly say that I loved every moment.” Liz-Ann University of Florida Business Administration Pfizer Field Sales ” INROADS has shown me that I am my own greatest investment. The more that I put into it now, the more lucrative my future will be.”
WHAT’S in it for YOU? Paid Internship Experience Increased potential for full-time hire after graduation because of EXPERIENCE Year-Round Staff Support Corporate Mentorship Leadership/Professional Development & Training Competitive Pay & Challenging Assignments Exposure to Senior Professionals Industry Access Career Guidance and Support; FREE Tutoring Enhanced Business/Industry Knowledge and Professionalism INROADS PROCESS OFFERS YOUR BENEFIT!!!
Timeline Complete Application & Candidate Prep Sessions August 1 – May 31 Corporate Interviews August 1 – April 30 Internships Begin May - August Local Professional Development/Training June - July National Day of Service July 26
The INROADS Success Story begins with a student who… <ul><li>Doesn’t accept anything less than personal excellence </li></ul>INROADS ALUMNUS, Kwame Jackson <ul><li>Learns quickly and rises to the challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Is a leader, organizer and motivator </li></ul><ul><li>Solves problems and adapts to change </li></ul><ul><li>Takes success seriously and is willing to work for it </li></ul>
WHO’S ELIGIBLE? <ul><li>U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident </li></ul><ul><li>High School Senior, College Freshman, Sophomore or Junior* </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum College GPA of 2.8, High School GPA of 3.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Major in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Liberal Arts or Science </li></ul><ul><li>Career Interest in Management, Sales, Nursing, Accounting, Banking, Insurance, Engineering, Retail, Marketing and more! </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance at a 4 Year College or University </li></ul><ul><li>*Juniors must have 2 summers remaining prior to college graduation. </li></ul>
NEXT STEPS <ul><li>INROADS Employee will call you within 3-5 business days </li></ul><ul><li>Review submitted information to confirm eligibility </li></ul><ul><li>Provide you with direct contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Request an official transcript </li></ul><ul><li>Invite you to a Candidate Prep Session </li></ul><ul><li>Apply at www.INROADS.org </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Application </li></ul><ul><li>Answer Assessment Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Submit Resume </li></ul>STEP #1 STEP #2
Intern Requirements Minimum 2.8 GPA Each Quarter/Semester Minimum 12 Credit Hours per Quarter/Semester Participate in all INROADS Professional Development Workshops Monthly Advising Sessions with INROADS Staff Submit Official Academic Transcripts to INROADS Each Quarter/Semester Receive a Rating of Effective or Higher at End-of-Summer Evaluation Participate in Community Service Activities
Leadership/Professional Development Diversity in the Workplace Financial Management Project Management Understanding Power Ethics and Values Case Studies Business Simulations
ONE MINUTE QUIZ WHEN DO YOU NEED TO APPLY? WHERE? WHAT TRAINING MUST YOU COMPLETE IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A CORPORATE INTERVIEW? IF YOU RECEIVE AN OFFER AND ACCEPT, WHEN WILL YOUR INTERNSHIP START? NOW! WWW.INROADS.ORG CANDIDATE PREP SESSION THIS SUMMER! INROADS ONLY OFFERS PAID INTERNSHIPS? TRUE