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MIFP College Fair


Sep 14, 2017 – 06:00 PM

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The Mayor's Intern Fellows Program College Fair Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017 Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm Set-Up Time: 4:00pm - 5:45pm Attire: College Professional Items Provided: 8 ft table with table cloth and two chairs.   The Dallas Mayors Intern Fellows Program and Education is Freedom will be hosting a special college fair reception for our 2017 Class of Intern Fellows. The Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program, under the leadership of Mayor Mike Rawlings is an 8-week summer internship where we introduce exemplary scholars from Dallas public and charter schools to future careers. Designed and implemented by non-profit Education is Freedom, the college fair is design to bridge the gap from their high school aspirations to the Dallas workforce. As part of the summer curriculum, Intern Fellows have researched potential colleges, worked on admission essays, obtained letters of recommendations and created their FSA id’s. The last critical step is  the opportunity to speak directly to college representatives to answer any additional questions our scholars may have in their college selection process. Your attendance is critical to the success of our young scholars.  Our Intern Fellows are composed of: 392 juniors and seniors from 47 Dallas public and charter schools Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA  93% belong to racial / ethnic minorities 88% will be the first in their families to attend college 84% are economically disadvantaged NOTE TO ATTENDEES: Parking in the gargage will either be free or validated for College Fair Attendees. Auditorium – 1st Floor Small Presentation/ Kickoff Community Showcase – 1st Floor Tables and Chairs Provided  Dallas West Room – 1st Floor Refreshments/ Breakroom Attendees Be Advised: Setup: 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm College Fair: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Breakdown: 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm Further Updates will be sent via email; please contact Ashley Boston at aboston@educationisfreedom.org with questions. We look forward to partnering with you to help our 2017 Intern Fellows take the next steps in achieving their goals.Thank you.

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