Photo Gallery: Secretary Solis Challenges CEOs to Commit To Summer Employment
(April 6, 2011)
- Secretary Solis listens in as Susan Miller from Qwest Communications discusses their summer job opportunities.
- Richard Skelnik from General Dynamics discusses the importance of summer jobs with Secretary Solis and other business leaders.
- Rhonda Stickley, Senior Director for Talent Acquisition for Providence Health Systems talks about the growth of health care jobs and the importance of bringing in young people for non-profit hospitals.
- Brandy Ellis, a recruiter at Level 3 Communications, discusses their commitment to double their current intern program as Secretary Solis, John Stumpf, and others listen in.
- Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration Jane Oates discusses the role that the more than 3,000 One Stop Career Centers around the country can play in connecting employers with talented young people.
- Secretary Solis, Jane Oates, and John Stumpf share a light hearted moment prior to the press call.
- Secretary Hilda Solis delivers remarks on a press call to kick off a new initiative partnering with businesses to highlight summer job opportunities for young people.
- John Stumpf, President and CEO of Wells Fargo talks with the press about the important employee pipeline they have developed through summer positions.
- Secretary Hilda Solis answers a reporter's question during the kickoff event.
- Business and government leaders in the room and others around the country inlcuding the We Are Golf coalition, made commitments of more than 35,000 to kick off this initiative. The goal is 100,000 by the end of the summer.
- Participants in the kickoff event for the Summer Jobs USA event, from left to right: John Stumpf, Well Fargo; Bill Warren, Direct Employers Association; Brandy Ellis, Level 3 Communications; Susan Miller, Qwest Communications; Betty Amend, UPS; Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, Rodney Moses, Research in Motion; Dian Ogilvie, Toyota Motor North America; Rhonda Stickley, Providence Health Systems; Richard Skelnik, General Dynamics C4 Systems.