MLT Career Prep 2012 Online Info Session Recording


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This is a recording of the January 27th Online Info Session for MLT Career Prep.

If you are currently a sophomore in college, have strong grades and leadership experience, you should consider Career Prep. Career Prep provides participating undergraduates, Fellows, with the skills and roadmap they need to get on the career fast-track after college.

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  • It’s Important to Start Early, Make GMAT Your Priority…What’s Next: ___ Take a practice test and get a sense of where you are: raw scores and area(s) of weakness ___ Understand percentiles and what your target business schools expect ___ Get in a GMAT Prep class that’s right for you (your company may reimburse you) ___ Know your test center options and availability (in some areas, test centers and dates are infrequent) ___ Manage your time and start early – plan, plan and plan
  • MLT Career Prep 2012 Online Info Session Recording

    1. 1. MLT Career Prep Information Session <ul><li>Before we begin, please: </li></ul><ul><li>Dial-in to the call 1-218-862-7200 Conference code: 274445 </li></ul><ul><li>Put your phone on mute </li></ul><ul><li>Please change your Guest name to your First and Last Name </li></ul><ul><li>Write down your questions as we go through and you will have the opportunity to enter them in the chat at the end </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>MLT Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Why MLT </li></ul><ul><li>Program Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Program Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Application Information </li></ul><ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul>CONTENTS
    3. 3. <ul><li>Talent development system developed in 2002 with BCG </li></ul><ul><li>Industry-leading partners – corporations, foundations, and MBA programs – actively engaged in curriculum development and delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Breakthrough results for Fellows and partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serving 500 new and 1000 total high potential minorities per year with 1,500 engaged alumni </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading source of minority MBA candidates for top 10 business schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading source of minority talent for top firms, including Citi, Goldman Sachs, Google, PepsiCo, and Target </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Featured in major media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Profiled as the leading minority talent organization on CNN’s “Black in America 2: Tomorrow’s Leaders” series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover story in Fortune and profiled on NPR, Wall Street Journal , BusinessWeek , and Financial Times </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MLT is the premier career development institution that equips minorities with the key ingredients – skills, coaching, and door opening relationships – that unlock their potential. </li></ul>MLT OVERVIEW
    4. 4. WHY MLT? Minorities are struggling at key transition points and falling out of the leadership pipeline. Source: 2001 study conducted by BCG/MLT; updated in 2006 by Booz Allen Hamilton/MLT
    5. 5. <ul><li>MLT's college programming provides undergraduates with the skills and roadmap they need to get on the career fast-track after college. </li></ul>Career Prep Program Components One-on-one coaching : MLT Coaches, all of whom have extensive industry experience, help Career Prep Fellows build their career roadmap based on their passions, strengths and industry interests. Access to prestigious employers : Fellows get unique access to the best hiring organizations in consulting, financial services, sports and entertainment, consumer goods, high-tech and non-profit – all seeking to recruit and hire Fellows . Skill development seminars: 4 seminars that develop the analytical, leadership, communication, and project management skills most critical for early success. Seminars are led in conjunction with corporate partners. Alumni network: MLT actively connects its Career Prep Fellows and alumni to our passionate community of 2,000 rising leaders who provide advice and open doors to the best opportunities.
    6. 6. Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ 1-on-1 Coaching Sessions Seminars Internship Alumni 2011 2012 _________ PROGRAM TIMELINE _________ _________ Target >> Summer Internship After junior year MLT Career Prep Program >> Career Prep Fellow During junior year Apply >> to MLT CP >> Sophomore Class of 2013 YOU Born in 1991 >> Y O U R SCHOOL LOGO HERE Target >> Full-Time After graduation <ul><li>Self-assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Internship & career guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Mock interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Career road mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure and access to industry leading companies </li></ul><ul><li>Executive leadership presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Skill development sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Door-opening relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for mentorship </li></ul><ul><li>Potential full-time offer </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Alumni Network </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for mentorship </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Networking Events </li></ul>_________ _________ _________ _________ _________ Alumni
    8. 8. <ul><li>1. Personal Traits </li></ul><ul><li>Scrappiness*, Self-awareness, Coachability, </li></ul><ul><li>Resourcefulness, Professionalism, Maturity, </li></ul><ul><li>Ambition, Initiative, Can-do attitude </li></ul><ul><li>2. Realized Success </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence of personal accomplishment, Organizational/community impact, Strong follow-up and follow-through </li></ul><ul><li>3. Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to get along with others, Willingness to help others, Strong team contribution and participation, Community involvement, Personal leadership & accountability </li></ul><ul><li>4. Business Interest </li></ul><ul><li>MLT is working to diversify senior corporate, non-profit and entrepreneurial leadership. Students should have an interest in pursuing careers in industries similar to ones in our suite of partners. </li></ul>Our expectations: _________________________________________________________________________ Scrappy - Adj.: Demonstrating an unwavering resolve to do whatever is necessary to achieve the best results for everyone involved, no matter how difficult. What is Required: <ul><li>1. Identify as an under-represented minority </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify as Black/African-American, Latino/a, Native American, or a combination with any of the aforementioned identities. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Class of 2013 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students apply to Career Prep during their sophomore year and participate in the program during junior and senior years. 5-year students should apply during their third year. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3. Achievement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicants must have solid academic standing and candidates with a 3.0 GPA or higher are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no major requirement, students should have an interest in pursuing a career in business. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4. Commitment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicants must be willing to commit the required time and energy to the program. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5. US Citizenship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Prep is open to US Citizens and Permanent Residents. </li></ul></ul>ELIGIBILITY
    9. 9. APPLICATION & ADMISSION Preparation: Self-Reflection Talk to MLT Fellows & Alumni Networking/Relationship Building Career Prep Application: General Information Online Recommendation ( 1 Required; 2 permitted from professors community leaders, college student club leaders) Required Essays Optional Essays to explain academic performance, etc Undergraduate Test Scores and Transcript/GPA Resume Permanent Residency Card (if applicable) Short Answer Questions 1. Briefly describe your internship goals for summer 2012. Note the companies, industries or functions you are considering or that you plan to pursue. (Limit 50 words) 2. Briefly describe your immediate post-college career goal. Note the companies, industries or functions you are considering or that you plan to pursue. If you plan to attend graduate or professional school immediately after graduation, please note “not applicable” and provide details below. (Limit 50 words) 3. If you plan post-graduate studies, note the degree program and when you plan to attend. (Limit 50 words) 4. MLT’s goal is to develop underrepresented minority leaders for the betterment of our communities. Briefly describe your current and planned involvement in the community that MLT serves. (Limit 100 words) Essay Questions Career Plans Tell us why you have decided to pursue the goals listed above, noting what appeals to you about this career. Why would a recruiter in this industry want to hire you? Note what you have done to learn more about or gain experience in your chosen career. You may wish to note academic or analytical skill development as well as the extracurricular activities, community service and internships in which you have participated. (Limit 300 words) Leadership and Community Involvement Describe your most significant leadership experience, noting your challenges and actions. What was the impact of your leadership? (Limit 300 words) Application Deadline: February 27 th
    10. 10. NEXT STEPS Develop relationships with your Recommenders Start the Application (Due Feb 27 th ) Connect with MLT
    11. 11. CONTACT US <ul><li>Ronethea Williams , Talent Recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 646 810-6109 • Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@MLTCareerPrep </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>CONTACT US