Accelerate is for college students interested in jump starting their careers. Participants must be a current full-time student with an expected graduation date by May 2026. Know a high-potential student? Nominate them! Are you ready to take the next step to launch your career? Apply now!
Through the free Accelerate program, students can expect to build and reﬁne leadership, communication and “career-ready“ skillsets while also growing in personal goal setting and time management. Beyond building skills, you will also build a valuable network. Participants beneﬁt from professional coaching and networking and get access to an elite network of professional mentors.
Q: How do I become a participant in the Accelerate class?
A: All participants must submit an application. To qualify, students must be current full-time, 4-year college students with an expected graduation date by May 2025. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and provide two recommendations from campus leaders who can speak to leadership and professional potential. We encourage you to apply to the program if you are interested and encourage community partners to nominate potential talent.
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Each Accelerate session engages high-performing, community-conscious student leaders in professional and leadership development. The goal of the program is to provide access to professional networks and opportunity that springboard students into satisfying Memphis-area careers.
The Jay Uiberall Foundation is sponsoring Accelerate 2023. The foundation honors the legacy of Memphis restaurateur Jay Uiberall by funding innovative programs designed to improve the lives of Memphis youth.
Click here for a session calendar and overview.
If you have any questions about the session schedule, curriculum, or application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org