BDPA Student Intern Program (SIP)
of the BDPA Student Intern Program (SIP) is to facilitate the placement of
our talented college student members in internship positions with our Corporate
Partners. The SIP program is an excellent resource for companies to gain access
to top students of African-American descent for their internship opportunities,
with the potential of these opportunities leading to permanent employment.
While our primary goal is to prepare our college students for corporate and
community leadership, we believe that providing valuable work experience in a
corporate environment is a major step in helping them become productive
citizens in our industry and in the world.
also provides students with mentors to help encourage their technical growth
and career development. The mentors will be employees of the corporations
providing the internship positions or BDPA members, provided via the BDPA
College Student/Young Professional (CSYP) Mentoring Program.
market for this program is composed of our Corporate Partners, educational
institutions with Computer Science, Computer Engineering and IT related
undergraduate programs, and college students of African-American descent
seeking careers in the IT field.
program is designed to support students by allowing them to:
resumes via the Internet for viewing by our Corporate Partners
internship positions with Corporate Partners
to the corporate websites
The BDPA SIP
program is also designed to enable participating companies to:
queries to retrieve qualified resumes for specific positions
Builds industry awareness, technical expertise and exposure
to corporate cultures in a supportive environment prior to graduation
Provides a distinct competitive advantage in seeking a
Provides a direct connection between our Corporate Partners
and talent pool of college students majoring in Management Information Systems
(MIS), Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an IT-related curriculum
Provides opportunities to diversify the company’s
Information Technology workforce with BDPA college students
For more information, please contact the SIP Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sponsorship Program offers corporations an opportunity to
partner with BDPA to meet corporate goals and objectives for recruiting,
employee development, and philanthropic endeavors. Please click here for more
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