Upturning college students into the best new hires
UpTurnships™ is a non-profit preparing highly motivated, under-resourced college students to be the best new hires. We prepare students for career success in business by creating more paid summer internships and providing training and coaching during the summer and beyond. 'UpTurns' are the best prepared summer interns and create immediate value for their employers. Their summer experience includes:
- 170+ hours of training by business executives on key skill gaps identified by employers
- 300+ hours of real-work experience in a paid internships in the fields of: Marketing, Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Analytics, Finance, and Accounting.
- Training on the job-hunt skills that will 'upturn' their search for a full-time career
They receive direct and regular feedback on their performance throughout the summer. UpTurns build this business: they give back to the community and to UpTurnships and are building the program into something truly amazing.
Our process is turning out students who are quickly entering the business world to make a difference.
- Our seniors receive jobs offers at 3X the national average.
- 85% of UpTurn underclassmen get at least one more internship in their field.
- 71%+ of UpTurns receive offers for more work with from their internship employers.