Dell and UNCF join forces to provide corporate scholarships to students
Twenty Ten Talent - Dell UNCF Corporate Scholars Program

Judy Amanor Boadu, Engineering Intern at Dell

Looking to get a jump start on internship opportunities for next summer? Dell and UNCF want to help you fulfil your potential. The 2017 Dell/UNCF Corporate Scholars Program provides scholarships of up to $4,500, paid internship opportunities and housing for selected students for the 2017-2018 academic year.

In addition, applicants for the Dell/UNCF Corporate Scholars Program may be considered for internship opportunities at Dell. Each year Dell provides paid 10-week 2017 summer internships based at Dell HQ in Round Rock, Texas. You can take a close look at the various projects interns at Dell have been immersed over the course of this summer here.

Dalhia Rodriguez, Employment Brand & Social Media Lead at Dell and Project Manager for the Dell/UNCF Corporate Scholars program tells us “our team, under the leadership of Pam Hennard, Executive Director of Talent Acquisition for the Americas at Dell, is incredibly passionate about this program. Dell introduced the Dell/UNCF Corporate Scholars Program in 2002 and we have hosted over 250 corporate scholars to date. We are actively seeking students who have shown leadership skills through extra-curricular activities. Applicants who are involved and engaged in student organizations tend to do really well in our corporate scholars program.”

To be eligible, students must possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must be a minority student enrolled full time at a U.S. located accredited four year institution who will have junior standing for summer 2017. Students must major or have an academic focus in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology. Students must possess a demonstrated unmet financial need as verified by their institution/college for a scholarship award.

To learn more check out uncf.org/dell

Post by Octavia Goredema @OctaviaGoredema

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