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

These Career Program partners are helping Posse 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 Career Partners offer a comprehensive program involving mentorship, professional development opportunities and performance evaluations. Posse currently has more than 175 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.

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Babson Alumna Develops Organic Personal Care Line

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Renee Edwards graduated magna cum laude from Babson College with a degree in business management and a concentration in environmental sustainability, both of which she’s utilizing to develop Never Underestimate Simple, a line of non-toxic organic personal care products.

Fox Rothschild Attorney Joins New York Advisory Board

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​Fox Rothschild Associate James C. Clark, a DePauw University Posse alumnus, has a law degree from Georgetown University and 10 years of experience as a litigator.

Internship Celebration Honors Scholars, Career Program Partners

Fall 2014

Posse D.C. held its eighth annual Internship Celebration at The Pew Charitable Trusts in July. More than 80 guests attended to celebrate the professional accomplishments of Scholars and alumni.

Lafayette Alumna Becomes Assistant District Attorney

Fall 2014

As a first-generation college student, Posse alumna Laquan Lightfoot was determined to make the most of her higher education and serve her community.