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ColorComm’s NextGen Fellows Program Will Connect HBCU Students and Graduates with Media, Tech, and Corporate Firms

Gaby M. Rojas

ColorComm, Inc., the nation’s leading women’s platform addressing diversity & inclusion across the communications, marketing, advertising, and media industries, will host the 6th Annual NextGen Fellows Program with a summit & recruiting day on Friday, February 24, 2023. The program will connect Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) students with Fortune 500 companies, agencies, brands, and corporations to recruit students for internships and full-time positions. 

The year-long program will provide HBCU students and recent graduates with access to decision makers, formal mentorship, professional development workshops, and access to ColorComm’s Network of more than 100,000 multicultural professionals. Participants will meet with executive leaders and will learn hiring strategies and best practices on how to land coveted internships and full-time positions at some of the most desired places to work.

The HBCU Fellows Program is an exclusive program where applicants will be evaluated on academic achievement and how they contribute to their communities. There is no cost associated to apply for the fellowship.

“Our focus is about securing jobs for our HBCU fellows and preparing the next generation of leaders to be successful in the workforce,” says Lauren Wesley Wilson, Founder and CEO, ColorComm.

Participating HBCU Schools Include:

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Claflin University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Delaware State University
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Hampton University
  • Howard University
  • Jackson State University
  • Morgan State University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • Spelman College
  • Tougaloo College
  • Tuskegee University

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