Help Make It Happen! Support the Summer Experience Grant

For the second year, our alumni organization has partnered with HUWIB to raise money to provide an HUWIB undergraduate seeking a career in a traditionally unpaid field (and with demonstrated financial need) with a grant to help her partake in this internship. Many Harvard organizations provide grants such as these but generally they are not student-run organizations. Those of us who benefited from a summer grant while at Harvard know these grants can be the difference between choosing the internship you are most interested in/passionate about and choosing the one that is economically feasible. This program helps eliminate this choice for the recipient. It would be a huge achievement for us to harness our alumni power and give back to HUWIB and Juliet – we hope we can count on you to raise the $1,500 that we have pledged by August! Whether it’s $10 or $100, every donation helps and … Continued

Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Prince, Technology and Career Development Programs Coordinator, New York Needs You

What does your job entail? I work at New York Needs You, a nonprofit that supports first generation college students with career mentorship. Our flagship program is a two-year, highly selective Fellows Program where first generation college students are partnered with professional mentors for career development and college completion support. However, my role is to design and implement new initiatives open to all low-income college students, which have included career exploration series at community colleges and an online initiative to help students find internships. What is your favorite thing about what you do? I genuinely love coming in to work everyday, but my favorite thing would have to be meeting other “edupreneurs” looking to create meaningful change in the education space. I enjoy sharing best practices and brainstorming with other people equally as excited about changing the world. What does a typical day look like? My days are split between … Continued

Register Now! IBC 2013

Save the date! The 9th Annual Intercollegiate Business Convention will take place on Saturday, October 5 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Register today at ibc2013.eventbrite.com to reserve your spot! Alumni registration is donation-based; thank you in advance for your generosity in contributing to the incredible efforts of the undergraduate organization. This year’s event will feature keynote speaker Julie Greenwald, COO/Chairman of Atlantic Records (the visionary promoter behind Jay-Z, Jason Mraz, Missy Elliott, Flo Rida, and more). Like the IBC Facebook page for important updates as the conference gets closer, and visit ibc.huwib.org for more information. Questions? Email HarvardIBC2013@gmail.com FAQs: What is the IBC? The Intercollegiate Business Convention is the largest undergraduate business convention in the world and provides a unique opportunity for dynamic female leaders worldwide to expand their network of peers and mentors and learn from the experiences of top business leaders. Attendees will listen to engaging … Continued