March 9, 2017
UNCF Gateway to Leadership 2017 Internship

DP alumni!  Check out this amazing internship opportunity – act fast! The application deadline is March 17!

UNCF Gateway to Leadership 2017

Program Details
Open Date:
2/10/2017 12:00 AM EST
Close Date:
3/17/2017 11:59 PM EST
Program Type: Internship
Eligibility Requirements
Minimum GPA – 3.0
Residency Status – U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident
Colleges / Universities – 4-Year Colleges
Academic Classification – College Junior
Majors: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Banking, Business, Business (Sales Interest),, Business-related, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
The Gateway to Leadership (GTL) Internship Program is designed to provide PAID summer internship opportunities to African American college students attending a four year university/college and who are interested and prepared to enter careers in the financial services industry.
Rolling Application Period: Applications will be reviewed as they are received fully completed with all supporting documents.
Main components of the Gateway to Leadership Program:
* Summer Internship – Offers a paid summer internship program that exposes interns to professional careers at leading financial services firms. Specifically, GTL interns are deployed as interns to firms within the industry located in such cities as the Des Moines, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Hartford. Examples of internship host firms include: Brinker Capital, Legg Mason, Nationwide, Northwestern Mutual, Principal, Virtus, and Voya. During their internships, fellows apply what they have learned, acquire new skills, gain an understanding of the professional needs of financial services firms and make meaningful contributions.
* Money Management Institute Professional Development
1. Enrollment in Envestnet Institute On Campus
2. Complimentary Subscription to FundFire
3. Opportunities to participate in MMI NetMeetings featuring timely industry content, exposure to industry leaders, and career development
4. Access to industry mentors
5. Weekly engagement with fellow interns and MMI leaders discussing current events in the financial services industry
To apply, the applicants must:
* Demonstrate campus or civic leadership abilities and involvement in community service activities
* Provide a cover letter detailing interest in the financial services industry as a career and explaining what you hope to gain from the internship experience.
* Submit their current college transcript
* Submit their resume
* Submit a recommendation from a school administrator, faculty member, or dean familiar with the applicant’s academic abilities.
General Eligibility Requirements:
* At least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale
* College junior- Graduating Dec 2017, May 2018 or May 2019 if enrolled in dual undergraduate and MBA program- Transcripts should verify this information.
* Major in Business, Finance, Accounting, Banking, Economics, Management, Marketing, Computer Science or Actuary Science
* U.S Citizen or Permanent Resident
* Attend a four-year accredited university/college
* Have demonstrated leadership experience within college campus and/or community
* Have demonstrated interest in the financial services industry
During the course of their internship experience, interns will gain meaningful work experience and exposure to the financial service industry and be compensated at the normal rates paid to the firm’s corporate interns.
GTL Fellows are responsible for their housing during the internship. GTL staff along with host firms will provide guidance to interns on available, affordable housing near their job sites and may offer assistance such as access to corporate housing and/or assistance in obtaining low cost housing at local colleges/universities. Preferences shall be given to students who reside in the following locations: Des Moines, IA; St. Petersburg, FL; Chicago, IL; St. Louis, MO; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Hartford, CT; Jersey City, NJ; Boston, MA.
For additional information, please forward email to or log on to UNCF Home page at .
Link Tamara Young Lee
Chair, National HBCU Initiative
Tuskegee (AL) Chapter
March 7, 2017
Check out Akeda Riley's Honduras Vlog

Akeda Riley, DPCHS ’14, recently completed a service trip to Honduras with several of her fellow Boston College peers.  Check out her Vlog of the trip below:

March 6, 2017
Cannon, Heyman & Weiss, LLP Scholarship

For students living in affordable housing.

Help a student who lives in an affordable housing development further
his or her educational training by helping spread the word about the
Cannon Heyman & Weiss Scholarship Fund.

Scholarships will be awarded to successful, qualified applicants and
will offer financial aid for full- and part-time study at approved colleges,
junior colleges, technical schools, and other post-secondary institutions
leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate. Graduate studies are not included.

This year’s awards are expected as follows:
$10,000 • $7,500 • $5,000

The Scholarship Fund is an extension of the CHW mission and reflective of our
commitment to the affordable housing industry and community development. 
The Scholarship Fund is entirely underwritten by CHW and we are neither 
soliciting nor accepting outside financial support.

For additional information, visit

CHW Scholarship Fund
The Application deadline is April 15, 2017.

February 6, 2017
CACNY College to Career Fair
On WednesdayFeb 15, the College Access Consortium of New York (an awesome collective that we participate in) is hosting their annual “College to Career Fair” at John Jay from 12:00-4:30pm. The fair is open to college juniors or seniors attending 4 year colleges, or second year Associates degree students; you must also have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7.
DP as an organization can nominate up to 10 students to attend for free. It’s an awesome networking opportunity, where you can connect with potential employers such as: SUNY (education), Teach for America (education), Yelp (sales), American Express (sales), Ernst & Young (business), and many others. These companies and organization are coming specifically to connect with college students about possible future opportunities. It’s very possible that a connection from this event might to turn into a job after you graduate.
Space is limited; it is on a first come, first served basis.  Please email if you wish to participate.
February 2, 2017
PASE Summer Teaching Fellows Program

Hello Alumni!

Please see the following for a summer employment opportunity:

Partnership for After School Education (PASE)

has an opportunity for college students this summer.


The contact for this opportunity is Ellen O’Connell ( All questions and applications should be sent to her directly.


See attached for full details. Also, visit


Time Commitment: June 12th, 2017 thru mid-August 2017; 30 hours/week


Summer Stipend: $3000


Requirements: Prior experience working with youth. Able to facilitate small and large group activities with youth and tutor/teach reading, writing, and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) enrichment. Able to work in a team with experienced youth workers. Commitment to working with low-income youth ages K-8th grade. Creative, self-starter, reflective.


Please have college students email a brief cover letter and resume to Ellen O’Connell ( We will be accepting resumes on a rolling basis beginning January 23, 2017, until all spots are filled.