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Tuskegee University to host US Department of Labor’s HBCU Southeast hiring summit to advance equity through HBCU faculty, students, career service professionals

White House initiative focuses on mentorship, internship, long-term career opportunities

Who:                                       U.S. Department of Labor

Tuskegee State University faculty, students and career services professionals

What:                                     U.S. Department of Labor, Southeast Region Hiring Initiative Summer Summits

When:                                     Aug. 17, 2022

                                                10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT

Where:                                   Tuskegee University

                                                Kenney Hall Auditorium, Room 71 - 243

                                                1200 W. Montgomery Road

                                                Tuskegee, AL 36088

Background: In support of the September 2021 White House initiative to advance equity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the HBCU Summer Summits will engage faculty, career services professionals and students to gather input for new training, mentorship, internship programs and opportunities to promote career development and long-term employment opportunities with the Department of Labor.

The event will include discussions on how the department can partner with, and support HBCU students, faculty and career services professionals. Department representatives will also be on-hand to answer questions about specific career opportunities in the Southeast.

Register online for the event. For more information, contact Shannon Ayers at 404-599-0566 or

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration & Management
August 12, 2022
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Media Contact: Eric R. Lucero
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