Saturday, April 24, 2010

IT ELITE (Emerging Leaders in Technology) * Deadline: May 1, 2010

BDPA Education and Technology Foundation (BETF) joins with Procter & Gamble (P&G) in an effort to increase the number of talented college students of African descent who are interested in advancing their career in the IT industry. We want to see these young men and women graduate from college and become part of the future information technology (IT) workforce.

As such, we want to encourage all college students with IT-related majors to apply for the IT ELITE program hosted by P&G in Cincinnati, OH on August 1-6, 2010. All expenses will be paid!

This is a remarkable opportunity for alumni of our BDPA High School Computer Competition and other BDPA college students to get remarkable experience at one of the largest companies in the world. This is a remarkable head-start for their future in the IT industry.

Procter & Gamble is interested in early identification of African American talent located on college campuses around the nation. BDPA is interested in helping any of the students in our expanding network to find opportunities for success.

All expenses (hotel, travel and meals) are paid for by P&G. All you need to do is apply online:

Apply Online -
Job Title ! IT ELITE Seminar
Job Number - IDS00000698
Application Deadline ! May 1, 2010

Please ensure that your college student applicant checks the box labeled “BDPA” when answering the question “How did you hear about this program”.

The next step is yours -- do you know of any BDPA college students that could benefit from this program?

1 comment:

Villager said...

From: P&G leader
Subject: RE: Procter & Gamble IT ELITE * Powerful College Internship Program (Deadline: 5/1/2010)

Hi Wayne,

For clarity, the program is extremely competitive and specifically geared to US college students who plan to graduate in Fall 2011 or Spring 2012. The program is a deep-dive into P&G with access to Senior Level Leadership, exposure to IT employees, an opportunity to complete an IT business case study, interview training and an interview, to determine eligibility for Summer 2011 internship. P&G's promote from within policy would give those students who have completed a successful Summer 2011 internship a huge advantage to be considered for employment upon graduation.

As for eligibility, we typically chose from the following majors, but have been open to other technology majors as well:

- Students pursuing a BS in or MS in Business, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math/Statistics or Operations Research.

My advice for selection is to take the online application and screener VERY SERIOUSLY.

Applications are viewed based on scoring, and from my perspective, some people just don't spend enough time or effort on this part of the application process.

Hope this helps.