NATIONAL SCHOLARS

Scholars, welcome to your portal. Here you will have online access to old emails we’ve sent, videos answering frequently asked questions, career and personal development opportunities, and an enrichment page with quotes, stories of success and poems.

Career Digest

TheDream.US has partnered with these companies and organizations to bring internship and employment opportunities to you.

Research each and apply!

(If you apply let [email protected] know where you applied and for what position.)

ENTERPRISE

Hiring: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Graduates

Enterprise, the largest entry-level employer in the USA, invites TheDream.US Scholars to launch your career with them. Our Co-founder, Don Graham, tells you in this video how this might benefit you.

Explore their Management Training and Internship programs – you will learn what it takes to run a multi-million dollar business and build the skills you need to succeed – customer service, sales & marketing, finance, operations, logistics, sales.

To apply: https://careers.enterprise.com/dreamers

Deadline: Vary by position; the earlier you apply the better!



BANK OF AMERICA

Hiring: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

Bank of America (BofA) is dedicated to attracting and retaining the world’s highest quality and diverse talent: YOU.

They offer:

  • Employee Networks and Diversity Initiatives
  • The Advisor Development Summer Analyst Program [flyer here], a 10-week paid summer internship that provides a firm understanding of the financial services industry, their business, and their financial advisor career paths.
  • Jobs opportunities post-graduation

To apply: https://campus.bankofamerica.com/. Search internships, Summer Analyst or other jobs

Deadline: Vary by position but most are in October and November.


NATIONAL GRID

Hiring: Juniors, Seniors, and recent Graduates

National Grid, an energy company that is transforming its electricity and natural gas networks to support cleaner energy, has summer internships and full-time job openings in a variety of fields: business, finance, operations, engineering and more.

To learn more about their Summer Internships or their Graduate Development Program:

Watch the NG Info Session

Download NG PPT

To applyhttps://careers.nationalgridus.com/students

Deadline: October 27


TEACH FOR AMERICA

Teach For America (TFA) is interested in hiring Scholars and grads who want to expand educational opportunities to students in under-resourced schools. They offer internships and service opportunities for undergraduates and teaching jobs for graduates.  

Curious about how you could make an immediate and lasting impact in the lives of others? Review their Teaching Jobs Admissions and Program Overview (PDF) and their College Internships and Experiences (PDF).

To learn more about their TFA:

Watch the TFA Info Session

Download TFA PPT

To apply: https://www.teachforamerica.org/how-to-join

Deadline: Several throughout the year; the next one is on 10/18. You may also apply later.


BB&T

BB&T, a values-driven financial institution with $225 billion in assets and operating in 15 states, has openings for our Seniors and graduates in many areas such as Retail and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, Data & IT, Insurance and more.

Luis G. Lobo, Executive Vice President and Multicultural Banking Manager invites you to apply: “At BB&T, we celebrate the American dream of prosperity and success for people of all backgrounds. We welcome DACA clients and employees from a wide variety of countries and cultures who now call our community “home” and proactively invite them to explore our banking services and job opportunities. Our DACA employees bring a strong commitment to give back to their communities – the very kind of commitment that we as a company make”.

To apply you need to complete two steps:

  1. Search and apply to the positions you are interested in: https://www.bbt.com/careers.html
  2. Once you have applied, email [email protected], BB&T’s Sr. VP of Recruiting and Talent Acquisition, and CC [email protected], TheDream.US Program Director, to let us know that when you applied and for what position.

HACU

The HACU National Internship Program – HACU partners with some of the leading corporations in the nation to assist them in attracting and hiring the best talent from HACU member colleges and universities. Many internships lead to full-time roles. Opportunities for both internships and full-time employment are available.  For questions, please email: [email protected]

Sample Corporate Partners:

  • Deloitte
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Electric

To apply: https://www.hacu.net/hacu/Corporate_HACU_Internship_Program.asp

Deadline: None, applicants may apply throughout the year.


BREAKTHROUGH COLLABORATIVE 

Breakthrough increases academic opportunities for motivated, underserved middle school students and develops the next generation of educators. Their summer teaching fellow experience is designed for undergraduates of all majors with a deep interest in social justice and a passion for working with low-income students.

Over 8 weeks, teaching fellows receive over 100 hours of teaching and leadership training and experience. These paid fellowships are available across the nation.

Breakthrough invites you to an online Info Session on Tuesday, 10/22 at 7pm EST/6pm CST/4pm PST.  Register here.

To apply: https://www.breakthroughcollaborative.org/apply-teacher/

Deadline: Early Action 1/16/2020; Regular Decision 2/27/2020. Applying early helps!

Scholar Enrichment

Planning on attending Business, Medical, or Law School?

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Khan Academy offers free Prep courses to prepare you for the entrance exams!

 

LSAT – Law School

GMAT – Business School

MCAT – Medical School

Visit Khan Academy to learn more! 

Earn College credits for free with Modern States

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Modern States is a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more accessible and affordable and for everyone. It offers a catalog of tuition-free online courses for 40+ core freshman subjects, which enable learners to earn traditional academic credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities. Taught by professors from leading universities, Modern States courses prepare students for the well-accepted Advanced Placement (AP) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams from the College Board. https://modernstates.org/

 

Tips for managing emotional and spiritual well-being

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Tips designed to alleviate stress and anxiety and tools to conduct safe zone events and incorporate stress-reducing activities. 

https://www.informedimmigrant.com/guides/mental-health-taking-care-of-yourself-loved-ones/ 

Thinking about Graduate School or a PhD Program?

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Navigating Graduate School: Resource Guide for Undocumented Students

 

Guide details legal and practical concerns of undocumented students who wish to pursue graduate school.

Topics addressed include the application process, accessing financial aid, transportation, employment, taxes and resources for support.

Download the guide here

Navigating Grad School Webinar

Navigating Grad School Powerpoint

 

Read more of My Undocumented Life – Applying to Grad School:

https://mydocumentedlife.org/category/applying-to-grad-school/

 

Article: The Reflections of an Unconquered Voice: A Dreamer’s Voyage” by Emelin

Stories of Success