The Lime Connect Fellowship Program for Students with Disabilities

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Announcing an an exciting opportunity for current university sophomores. Lime Fellows will participate in an all-expense paid Leadership & Development Symposium in New York City with Lime’s corporate partners Bank of America Merrill Lynch, PepsiCo, Google, Target & Goldman Sachs, receive a $1,000 award and more. Application deadline is April 18, 2010.

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Lime Connect (Lime) represents a fresh approach in the disability talent space by putting talent first and disability second.

Lime Connect (Lime) and its corporate partners Bank of America Merrill Lynch, PepsiCo, Google, Target & Goldman Sachs are pleased to announce The 2010 Lime Connect Fellowship Program for Students with Disabilities. Lime represents a “fresh approach” in the disability talent space, and our new Fellowship Program is designed to attract highly accomplished students with disabilities, prepare them for the recruitment process, and connect them with the world’s leading corporations. This program will include educational workshops, leadership/skill building, interview preparation, industry overviews and multiple opportunities to interact with partner companies via The Leadership & Development Symposium, webinars and organized mentor programs.

Lime Fellow Benefits:

  • Participation in an all-expense paid Leadership & Development Symposium in NYC
  • Access to Lime’s partner companies via networking events, mentorship programs and career workshops
  • Prestige of selection as a member of the inaugural Lime Fellows class
  • Networking with other Lime Fellows from around the country
  • Development of Lime’s Fellowship Program & mentorship for future Fellows classes
  • A $1,000 Lime Fellows Award

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A current sophomore at a four-year university in the United States
  • Continuing studies as a full-time student for the 2010-2011 academic year
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • A person with a (visible or invisible) disability.* (See definition below.)
  • If selected, candidates will attend the following all-expense paid events in New York City:

May 20 or 21, 2010 – Lime Fellows Selection “Super Day”

August 5 & 6, 2010 – Lime Fellows Leadership & Development Symposium

How to apply
Candidates will apply online, and provide the following:

  • Contact and education information
  • Current resume
  • Academic transcript
  • Answers to essay questions
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors, advisors or supervisors

To apply:
Go to apply.limeconnect.com

Application Deadline: Midnight on Sunday, April 18, 2010

*A person with a disability is defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more activities that others may consider to be a daily function. This definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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