Interview to attend Thurgood Marshall event
Representatives from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund will be visiting the campus on Tuesday, Sept. 10 to interview students to the attend the 13th annual Leadership & Recruitment Fair. The event will be held Nov. 8-12 in Washington, D.C.
“The interview experience at UMES was wonderful,” junior Shanyce Stewart said. “The critiques given will enhance my interviewing skills for life.”
“For the past decade, this four-day conference has given talented future leaders a unique professional development experience,” Aundra Roberts, the program assistant with UMES’ Richard A. Henson Honors Program, said. Students are brought together with some of the nation’s top executives for training in leadership and life skills and career development.
A main component of the event is the recruitment fair, where students meet with over 60 companies and government agencies offering jobs and internships, Roberts said.
- Minimum 3.25 cumulative G.P.A.
- Junior, Senior, Graduate (Fall 2013)
- STEM and Business Majors; non STEM and Business majors are encouraged to apply upon recommendation of Campus Coordinator
- ***If your G.P.A. falls below the Minimum G.P.A. and you are a STEM or Business Major please still apply, your leadership and other skills may overcome a lower G.P.A.**
Contact Laurel Huffman, TMCF student ambassador for more information and to apply.
A team from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund visited UMES last year to recruit students for their annual Leadership Institute and Recruitment Fair. Pictured, from left, are: (front row) Laurel Huffman, assistant TMCF campus ambassador and Centers for Disease Control ambassador at UMES; Aundra Roberts, program assistant, Henson Honors Program; Ja’Nay Hawkins, campus relations associate, TMCF; (back row) M. Scott Lilly, vice president, talent acquisition and campus relations, TMCF; Maurice Pearsall, TMCF; Michael Tadesse Sr., TMCF campus ambassador at UMES; and Juontonio Pinckney, senior director, talent acquisition and campus relations, TMCF. (Matthew Whittaker photo)