Raleigh-Durham Area College Students Test Job Skills During FREE Career Readiness Workshop

Industry experts train and recruit college students during United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Empower Me Tour

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - RALEIGH, N.C. - Feb 16, 2018 - The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is providing FREE career readiness skills to Raleigh-Durham area college students during the UNCF Empower Me Tour (http://www.empowermetour.org/) (EMT). EMT is a free, traveling workshop that provides college students an opportunity to connect with employers and hone the skills necessary to navigate 21st century careers.

“We are excited to provide a platform for students to build connections with employers and mentors through the Empower Me Tour,” says Paulette Jackson, Vice President of Development for UNCF. “It’s the support from our sponsors —Target, Wells Fargo, P&G and FedEx–who make this work possible.”

Founded by sponsor Wells Fargo, the EMT prepares students to take control of their futures by providing expert advice on resume writing, interview techniques, personal branding and financial wellness. Representatives from various companies will also recruit on-site.

“Wells trzwi Fargo is proud to continue work with UNCF to help widen the community-to-college pipeline by providing essential information, tools, and resources to prepare students for a successful transition from campus to their career,” said Gigi Dixon, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Wells Fargo. “It is important to Wells Fargo that we invest in our future leaders, and the Empower Me Tour is one of the key ways that we have done that for over ten years.”

The three city tour, presented by Target, kicked off in Atlanta earlier in the month. The EMT travels to Raleigh-Durham on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Shaw University, Estey Hall, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The tour travels next to Birmingham, AL (Mar. 15).

For more information, visit: www.EmpowerMeTour.org. Stay connected on social media @UNCF (http://www.instagram.com/uncf)  #EmpowerMeTour.

Source : Perfect Pitch Media Group

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