"I loved receiving career development advice from people in all kinds of fields. New Memphis is passionate about providing opportunities and helping us prepare for them."
"I am able to use the knowledge that the program gave me and utilize it to improve myself every day. I loved hearing different professionals' point of view. We learn something new each session and can tailor it toward different aspects of our life, including school, career, and gaining a larger network."
"My favorite part was meeting the other members of the Accelerate program. The facilitators are very helpful and their goal is to help you get an internship — they even offer speed mentoring, which a lot of the other programs don't offer."
"My main focus with this program was character development and growth. I made a lot of connections with Speed Mentoring, and I even received a LinkedIn message from one of the professionals!"
"I liked the speakers that New Memphis brought in. I have a lot of friends who are graduating this year, and this is a great way to kickstart further growth after college. Finding new connections in Memphis has been really beneficial."
"I've really enjoyed the different sessions that we've had. My favorite session was the Speed Mentoring. I would say that it was a great opportunity to improve your professional development and interact with professionals. It's a great way to grow and build your brand as a college student."
"It's a great opportunity to meet professionals from all over Memphis in different fields and different jobs to gain a better network just by being a part of the program."