INROADS Inc., the nation's largest nonprofit source of salaried corporate internships, recently honored the Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) with the Transformation Award in recognition of sustained philanthropy Chevron has exhibited in support of the INROADS mission.
"With gratitude and humility, we respect the investment Chevron has made in creating opportunities for underserved youth through the INROADS process," said Forest Harper, INROADS president and CEO. "They value building their talent pipeline early and developing Interns to become future leaders. We look forward to continuing a successful partnership."
Cynthia Murray, portfolio manager, university affairs, and Jirong Xiao, vice president of products and technology, accepted the award on Chevron's behalf.
Funding provided by Chevron has advanced INROADS' recruitment and training of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) students around the country.
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INROADS uses a blended learning model which includes monthly coaching and advising, classroom and online training, experiential learning, and community service.
"Chevron is honored to support INROADS in its efforts to develop and place talented underserved students in business and industry, and prepare them for corporate and community leadership," said John S. Watson, Chevron chairman and CEO. "Our goal is to fund powerful programs that make a lasting difference to the global community."
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