Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) September 06, 2012
ePrize, the global leader in digital engagement, today announced that the company is participating in the AIESEC and Challenge Detroit programs as part of efforts to revitalize the city of Detroit and train young leaders.
Starting today, ePrize welcomes new trainees including Kirstine Bernes from Denmark and Asia Gholston, a recent Michigan State graduate.
ePrize, recently nominated as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in Detroit, is participating in the AIESEC program which offers international opportunities and internships around the globe, allowing students to positively impact society and the world. With 60 years' experience in 110 countries and 2,100 universities, AIESEC gives students like Bernes the chance to experience working in countries throughout the world.
ePrize is also joining Challenge Detroit, a project giving up-and-coming professionals the chance to experience Detroit by working, living, playing and contributing to the city. Gholston, who has had opportunities to work in numerous other cities, is determined to give back to her Detroit hometown with the goal of contributing to its continued growth and revitalization.
"These initiatives give Detroit the chance to continue to reinvent itself," said Kim Smith, senior vice president of business development at ePrize. "Students can jumpstart their careers in this great city, which is being reinvented by technology innovations from companies like ePrize. It's a win-win situation for both the companies here and we’re proud to host these great young professionals."
Kirstine Bernes graduated from Aalborg University (Denmark) and will now pursue her dream of working in the United States through her internship with the ePrize Chicago team for 11 months.
Asia Gholston is joining the ePrize Detroit team for one year as she participants in Challenge Detroit activities with other trainees from companies such as Chrysler and Quicken Loans.
To learn more visit Challenge Detroit and AIESEC websites.
ePrize is the global leader in digital and mobile engagement. The company's multi-channel engagement solutions enable the world's largest brands to continue the dialogue from web to social to mobile, all the way to POS on a single unified platform. Last year, more than 50% of the Fortune 500 and many world-class agencies relied on ePrize's creative, technology and legal services. Since 1999, ePrize has created thousands of promotions, CRM and loyalty campaigns in 44 countries for clients like Coca-Cola, Microsoft, The Gap, MillerCoors, Lenovo, NHL, Yahoo!, P&G and AT&T. Headquartered in Detroit, ePrize also has offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle. ePrize acquired a division of Apollo Data Technologies in 2011, and Cellit, a mobile solutions company, in 2012. Catterton Partners, a consumer-focused private equity firm, acquired ePrize in August 2012.