BENEFITS TO BUSINESS

  • Trained, diverse and tech-saavy workforce at a reduced FTE rate
  • Aligns with internal development plans offering leadership and mentorship opportunities to first-time managers
  • Creates a future pipeline of predominantly minority talent that can be leveraged through CRSM networks for job postings
  • Consistent with corporate social responsibility efforts and characteristics attractive to young professionals
  • Naturally lends itself to corporate reverse mentoring initiatives
  • Ties to employee resource group and talent management objectives to engage a diverse and inclusive workforce

BENEFITS TO THE STUDENTS

  • Exposes students to a variety of career paths available with a college degree, inspiring different trajectories for society impact
  • Students develop early professional experience and skills along with mentors and networks that lead to future workplace success
  • Money earned through the CWSP offsets the cost of tuition making a college preparatory education possible
  • Students learn to take ownership and responsibility for their own success
  • For information on the type of work students perform, click here.

BENEFITS TO THE COMMUNITY

  • Local communities have another option for education, one that is focused on keeping students in school and preparing them for college
  • The CWSP facilitates a type of community involvement between businesses and education that has never existed before – ultimately this can lead to a better prepared and more employable local workforce