Executive Series partnership

BetMGM partners with Tom Joyner Foundation to enhance career options for HBCU students

Tom Joyner (left), founder of the Tom Joyner Foundation; and Adam Greenblatt, CEO of BetMGM.
2022-06-30
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The Tom Joyner Foundation, an organization in charge of scholarship distribution and fundraising for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and gaming giant BetMGM are partnering to offer an Executive Series to HBCUs nationwide beginning this Fall.

In a press release issued Wednesday, the company stated that the partnership will offer HBCU students the opportunity to network with BetMGM executives and navigate the recruitment process in preparation for career opportunities at the company after graduation. The collaboration is an extension of the Foundation's mission to provide career opportunities for students

"Our goal has been to keep students in school, and it is critical that we ensure their success after graduation through phenomenal partnerships with organizations such as BetMGM," said Joyner, Founder of The Tom Joyner Foundation.

The Executive Series will consist of executive-student panels, professional resume critiques, and job interview preparation. The workshops will help graduating seniors pursue roles in HR, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Product Design, and more.

Adam Greenblatt, Chief Executive Officer, BetMGM stated: "We're proud to partner with The Tom Joyner Foundation in working with HBCU students to help them identify pathways to successful careers. Our goal at BetMGM is to promote equitable candidate experiences and an inclusive working environment."

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