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The Lime Connect Fellowship Program For Students with Disabilities

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The Lime Connect Fellowship Program for Students with Disabilities is Lime Connect’s flagship program in the U.S. designed for highly accomplished rising juniors with disabilities. This highly selective program: guides Fellows through the summer internship recruitment process; connects them with Lime Connect’s corporate partners - some of the world's leading corporations - for potential Summer internships; deepens their leadership skills; prepares them for success in their internship; builds their confidence as a person with a disability; engages them in a Lime Connect Fellowship community, consisting of current and past Fellows; and provides access to prestigious scholarships.

The Fellowship Program kicks off with a leadership & development symposium in New York in late July, and offers individual and group coaching, webinars, mentoring and Fellows community discussions throughout the year. Upon "graduation" from the program, Fellows become part of the larger Lime Connect Fellows Community and have access to ongoing professional development, community and networking opportunities throughout their careers.

Award / Eligibility Details:

To be eligible, applicants must be a current sophomore at a four-year university in the United States; continuing studies as a full-time student for the following academic year; eligible to work in the United States; a person with a (visible or invisible) disability.

Lime Connect Fellow Benefits include participation in an all-expense paid Leadership & Development Symposium in New York City; access to Lime Connect's partner companies (PepsiCo, IBM, Google, Target, Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg, JP Morgan and PwC US) via networking events, career workshops & more for potential summer internships; ongoing professional development, coaching, and mentoring for internship and career success; lifelong benefits of The Lime Connect Fellows Network; and further development of Lime Connect's Fellowship Program and mentoring for future Fellows classes.

Deadline: Early April each year

Academic Level: Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Internship / Professional Development

Field of Study: All, Arts & Humanities, Business, Education / Teaching, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

Special Circumstances: Students with disabilities

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