The Bowen Foundation recruits promising students of color and places them in multi-year paid internships at some of the nation’s leading media and technology companies, provide the media and tech industries with a pipeline of young talent and emerging leadership, and advocate for best practices in diverse hiring, retention, and advancement.
Greeting PRSSA Members,
A few of our members expressed interest in becoming a part of our Exec board for the new semester. This upcoming semester all officer position will be open to current PRSSA members.
The vetting process will be a little different this semester because we want candidates who will put time and effort into making this upcoming semester a phenomenal experience for everyone involved.
Benefits of Being on the Exec Board:
- Resume Booster
- First-hand knowledge of internship programs
- Personal connections with Professionals and Future Employers
- First-hand knowledge of how an organization is run
- Much More…
- Write a 250-word essay on why to would be a good candidate for the position. (AP style)
- Relevant Experience
- Some ideas you have for the organization
- Any relevant contacts that you can add to our database
- Prepare a 5 min speech to be presented at first meeting
- Vice President
- Event Coordinator/ Fundraiser
- Social Media Coordinator
A majority of our members have expressed interest in entertainment PR. The T.Howard Foundation has a great track record of connecting student with media agencies. I would highly recommend that you apply for the 2018 Summer INTERNSHIP program.
The T. Howard Foundation’s mission is to promote diversity in media and entertainment by increasing the number of diverse and underrepresented groups and underserved communities within the industry. This is accomplished via comprehensive programs for diverse, underrepresented, and underserved college students. The programs include:
— An internship program that gives students industry knowledge and experience, professional development, and makes them aware of career opportunities in the industry;
— A talent development program that supports young professionals and recent college graduates to help ensure that they are better prepared and qualified for employment, training and advancement opportunities; and
— A diversity advancement program that assists partner companies in their efforts to attract, identify, and secure the best diverse talent for their full-time hiring needs.
THF is focused on advancement in the media and entertainment industry of members of diverse and underrepresented groups and underserved communities.
We are looking forward to our banquet this Thursday Nov. 13th at CPK Atlantic Station!