"Lime Connect is excited to welcome PwC to our corporate partnership group as first-mover in the professional services space."
New York, NY (PRWEB) March 23, 2016
Lime Connect (Lime) is pleased to announce that PwC US has joined the not for profit organization as a corporate sponsor in the US to connect with high potential candidates who happen to have disabilities.
PwC believes fully in the value that people with disabilities bring to the corporate workplace. The firm will leverage Lime’s Career Connect portal, Fellowship Program and recruitment receptions to identify university students and experienced professionals interested in exploring career opportunities with PwC. In addition, PwC will support and contribute to the professional development of members of The Lime Network.
"Professionals with disabilities possess tremendous talent and have the potential to make profound impact within an organization. We want to be known as a career destination for these individuals as well as a firm that supports the development and inclusion of people with disabilities,” says Michael Fenlon, US and Global Talent Leader for PwC.
Tom Wilson, chair of Lime Connect’s board of directors, says “Lime Connect is excited to welcome PwC to our corporate sponsor group as first-mover in the professional services space. They are an outstanding firm and strongly complement our existing list of supporters. We know that the professional career opportunities they offer will be extremely attractive to our candidate base, and look forward to the rewarding work ahead.”
As part of the collaboration, Lime Connect is promoting the following opportunities with PwC:
- Explore: Ability Days at various PwC offices across the country in March and April;
- Full time roles for upcoming grads and experienced professionals; and
- Summer internship roles for current students
University students and experienced professionals who happen to have disabilities can learn more, and apply, by joining The Lime Network.
Lime Connect is a not for profit organization that is rebranding disability through achievement. The organization’s focus is to attract, prepare and connect high potential university students and alumni for scholarships, a Fellowship Program and internships and full time careers with their corporate partners – showcasing the vast strengths and benefits that are found in disabilities and providing candidates who happen to have disabilities the confidence to realize their dreams. For more information on Lime Connect, visit http://www.limeconnect.com.