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Students with Disabilities - 2016 Lime Connect Fellowship Program

  • Published: 2016-04-01 (Revised/Updated 2016-05-23) : Students with Disabilities - 2016 Lime Connect Fellowship Program (limeconnect.com).
  • Synopsis: Lime Connect for students with disabilities prepares them for recruitment process, and connects them with leading corporations for potential summer internships.

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Quote: "The Lime Network is designed as an exclusive resource for high potential/highly accomplished university students - and experienced professionals – who happen to have disabilities."

An outstanding opportunity for current university sophomores to connect with PepsiCo, IBM, Google, Goldman Sachs, Target, Bloomberg, JP Morgan, PwC and Microsoft - deadline is April 3, 2016.

Lime Connect (Lime) and its corporate partners PepsiCo, IBM, Google, Target, Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg, JP Morgan, PwC and Microsoft are pleased to announce The 2016 Lime Connect Fellowship Program for Students with Disabilities.

Lime Connect is rebranding disability through achievement via its fresh approach in the disability talent space, and the premier Fellowship Program attracts highly accomplished students with disabilities, prepares them for the recruitment process, and connects them with the world's leading corporations for potential summer internships. This yearlong program includes educational workshops, leadership/skill building, interview preparation, coaching and multiple opportunities to connect with partner companies via The Leadership & Development Symposium and more. Fellows are also part of the lifelong Lime Fellows Network.

"One of the best decisions I made during my college career was joining the Lime Connect network, and later applying to become a Lime Connect Fellow. I highly encourage every college sophomore with a disability to apply to the Fellowship program because it can change your life just as it did for me!" - Jonathan Goldstein, 2016 Fellow, Cornell University

Lime Connect Fellow Benefits:

Eligibility Requirements:

If selected, candidates will attend the following all-expense paid events in New York City:

How to Apply:

Candidates apply online via The Lime Network, and provide the following:

To register for The Lime Network and apply:

Go to www.limeconnect.com

Application Deadline:

Midnight PST on Sunday, April 3, 2016 (letters of reference are due later)

The Lime Network is designed as an exclusive resource for high potential/highly accomplished university students - and experienced professionals – who happen to have disabilities. It is Lime Connect's broader, virtual program that prepares and connects candidates for career success regardless of their geographic location. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to register and learn of all Lime Connect opportunities, including scholarships, recruitment receptions, internship and full time career opportunities, professional development webinars and more.

*A person with a disability is defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more activities that others may consider to be a daily function. This definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Learn More About Lime Connect

Lime Connect is a not for profit organization that is rebranding disability through achievement. It is the premier resource for top talent in the disability space by attracting, preparing and connecting highly accomplished individuals with disabilities for careers with the world's leading corporations. Our goal is to break stereotypes and lead all companies to realize the importance, and value, of employing people with disabilities at every level of education, talent and ability.

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