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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

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The Future Leaders in Mobility Program is a week-long experiential program hosted by Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) in partnership with the Greater Washington Urban League. 


Twenty rising juniors and seniors in high school will participate in interactive presentations and activities involving brands and departments, along with key topics that influence transportation today. In this immersive program, participating students will engage in and observe the various exciting automotive career paths such as manufacturing, engineering, marketing,

public relations, finance and dealership operations.


The program will run from August 16-20, 2021 at the VWGoA

U.S. Headquarters in Herndon, VA.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  •  Be a rising high school junior or senior (graduating class of 2022 or 2023)

  •  Be from a historically underserved and vulnerable population

  • Be a permanent resident in the District of Columbia; Montgomery County, MD; Prince George’s County, MD; or Northern Virginia

  • Demonstrate an interest in the automotive industry

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  •  Biographical Information. All sections must be completed.

  • Essay. The essay must be submitted within the fillable box on the application form and should be limited to 500 words.

  • Two Letters of Recommendation. See the application for a comprehensive list of acceptable sources of letters of recommendation.

KEY DATES

June 14, 2021

Application

Submission

Deadline

June 25, 2021

Participants

Announcements

July 30, 2021

Pre-Program

Orientation

August 16-20, 2021

Future Leaders in

Mobility Program

Submit all application materials electronically no later than

May 28, 2021 to futureleaders@gwul.org.

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