Miami, Feb. 3, 2022 – Miami Dade College (MDC) has partnered with Management Leadership for Tomorrow’s (MLT) Career Prep program to provide MDC students with personalized guidance, effective tools, and a powerful professional network to secure highly competitive internships and early career opportunities in all industries, including consulting, tech and finance. The deadline to apply is Feb. 15. Free for MDC students accepted in the program.
MLT is a national nonprofit that provides Black, Hispanic, and Native American talent with the coaching, playbook, and networks they need in order to excel in high-trajectory careers, secure economic mobility for their families, and become high-impact senior leaders equipped to advocate for vulnerable communities. MLT’s Rising Leaders—8,000 and growing—are propelling change across organizations and communities throughout the nation and worldwide.
“MLT and Miami Dade College are aligned in our mission to ensure we can get talented people of color into game-changing careers and into leadership positions,” said Rishal Stanciel, Senior Director of Career Prep Recruitment & Admissions for MLT. “I personally know many outstanding Miami Dade College students, that have gone on to become MLT Career Prep Fellows in past years, and I am really looking forward to having many more in the next year and well into the future.”
Through the 18-month career development program, a cohort of MDC students will explore their strengths, passions, and interests in order to prepare and plan for successful careers in business and tech. The Career Prep program includes individualized and group career development coaching, exposure and access to over 60 prestigious employers, skill development seminars hosted virtually and around the country, alumni network of over 8,000 professionals, and 1-on-1 coaching. The program is open to MDC students pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
- College student graduating with a bachelor’s in December 2023, Spring 2024, or Summer 2024
- S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident (includes DACA participants)
- African American, Hispanic, or Native American.
To apply and for more information about the Career Prep program, visit https://mlt.org/career-prep/.
Launched in 2002, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is a national nonprofit that is transforming the leadership pipelines of our most influential organizations by driving breakthrough results for individuals and institutions. MLT coaches African American, Latinx, and Native American talent to secure high trajectory post-college jobs that deliver economic mobility for their families, and then provides the social capital they need to become high-impact senior leaders who can transform our institutions and vulnerable communities. MLT’s career and leadership development programs provide unparalleled opportunities for our Rising Leaders to succeed at pivotal stages throughout their careers — from college students to early and mid-career professionals to senior executives — and gives them the genuine confidence that they belong in the uppermost tiers of leadership. MLT also provides a comprehensive solution for institutions that combines best-in-class recruitment, retention, and diversity strategy offerings. Visit us at www.mlt.org.
About Miami Dade College
Miami Dade College is the most diverse institution in the nation. There are 167 nations and 63 languages represented in its student body. The college’s eight campuses and outreach centers offer more than 300 distinct degree pathways including associate and baccalaureate degrees, career certificates and apprenticeships. Baccalaureate degree offerings include biological sciences, engineering, data analytics, information systems technology, education, public safety, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film and others. MDC is the recipient of many top national awards including the Aspen Prize. As Democracy’s College, MDC changes lives through accessible, high quality-teaching and learning experiences. It is the home of the Miami Culinary Institute, the Miami Animation & Gaming International Complex, the Miami Fashion Institute, the Eig-Watson School of Aviation, The Idea Center, the Cybersecurity Center of the Americas, the Cloud Computing Center, the Center for Learning, Innovation and Simulation, the School for Advanced Studies, and the New World School of the Arts, to name a few of its most innovative programs. MDC has been named among the nation’s “Great Colleges to Work For” since the program’s inception. The College embraces its responsibility to serve as an economic, cultural, and civic leader for the advancement of our diverse global community. Its alumni and employees contribute more than $3 billion annually to the local economy, and MDC graduates occupy top leadership positions in every major industry. MDC is renowned for its rich cultural programming. It is the home of the Miami Book Fair, Miami Film Festival, the National Historic Landmark Miami Freedom Tower, the Tower Theater, Dyer Building, Koubek Center Mansion and Gardens, Live Arts Miami at MDC, the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives, the Museum of Art and Design, a sculpture park and a large campus art gallery and theater system. MDC has admitted more than 2.5 million students and counting, since it opened its doors in 1960. Approximately 120,000 students are currently enrolled. For more information, visit www.mdc.edu.