The Nation’s top companies and organizations believe in Posse.

Posse’s Career Program partners are helping Scholars transition from being leaders on campus to becoming leaders in the workforce.

Preparing Scholars to excel in the workforce

One of the primary aims of The Posse Foundation is to train the leaders of tomorrow. The Career Program provides Posse Scholars with the tools and opportunities needed to secure the most competitive and career-enhancing internships and jobs. In order to achieve this, Posse partners with exceptional companies and organizations worldwide. The Career Program has three core components: 1) The Internship Program, 2) Career Services, and 3) The Alumni Network.

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Internship Program

The Career Program is a powerful way for industry-leading companies and organizations to make a significant contribution to the development of tomorrow’s leaders. Posse partners with these organizations, which in turn provide meaningful internship opportunities to Posse Scholars. These internships are essential to Scholars’ professional development and success. Many of these partners offer a comprehensive program involving mentorship, professional development opportunities and performance evaluations. Posse currently has more than 190 career partners.

Career Services

Career Services offers career planning assistance to Posse Scholars. The Career Program develops workshops that focus on resume writing, interviewing skills and other professional development areas. These sessions are offered during the summer and winter breaks. This component aims to educate Posse Scholars about potential careers and to guide them through the process, from targeting an industry to securing a job.

Alumni Network

Posse alumni remain actively involved with the Foundation. As leaders, they are succeeding in a variety of fields in the workforce. Posse alumni are doctors, teachers, engineers, graduate students, lawyers, social workers and bankers. Of Posse alumni with two or more years of professional experience, 41 percent have a graduate degree or are currently pursuing a graduate degree. Posse alumni also act as an excellent resource for each other and for current Posse Scholars.

The 2012 Posse Alumni Report

Download Fulfilling the Promise, which details the perspectives, interests and successes of Posse alumni over the last two decades.

Latest News

61 Young Leaders from Houston Win Full-Tuition Scholarships

Spring 2015

Sixty-one new Scholars won nearly $8 million in four-year, full-tuition scholarships from Posse Houston's six partner colleges and universities.

Bryn Mawr Scholars Win Mellon Mays Fellowships

Spring 2015

​Bryn Mawr College Scholars Gissell Montoya and Jessica Bernal, both sophomores, were awarded competitive research fellowships for Ph.D.-track students to prepare them for professorial careers and to increase faculty diversity in higher education.

Posse New York Welcomes 133 Extraordinary New Scholars

Spring 2015

​Harlem’s historic Apollo Theater in New York City lent its famous stage for the 2015 Posse New York Awards Ceremony where more than 130 new Scholars celebrated winning Posse Scholarships worth $244 million.

Brandeis STEM Scholar Studies Medicine in Denmark

Spring 2015

​Rabab Ayoub, an adventurous third-year Brandeis University STEM Posse Scholar majoring in biology, is studying abroad at the Danish Institute of Study Abroad Medical Practice and Policy Program in Copenhagen, Denmark