Clemson University’s Summer Scholars Program in Marketing for HBCU Students

The Erwin Center for Brand Communications at Clemson University has announced its 2019 edition of the Erwin Center Summer Scholars program, which helps prepare students from historically Black colleges and universities for jobs with leading brands and advertising agencies. The annual week-long camp will be held May 18-25, 2019.

The program brings 30 HBCU students to Clemson to learn from industry professionals and businesses. Throughout the week, senior marketing executives meet with students and guide them through their presentation processes. Additionally, they are also taught by Erwin Center adjunct faculty and Clemson faculty from the College of Business.

“When this program was first proposed, I knew it was going to be a winner because of the benefits it would yield,” said Lee Gill, Clemson’s chief inclusion and equity officer and special assistant to the president for inclusive excellence. “Students quickly learn how to apply the principles of branding to their personal portfolios and ultimately to the employers they represent, or their own companies. The Erwin Center Summer Scholars Program exposes students from diverse backgrounds to businesses that have global impact.”

Students interested to apply to the summer scholars program can access the application here. Applications are due March 1, 2019.

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