Enhanced diversity as entry-level positions are filled with capable young men and women from inner-city families
Instills a sense of pride in companies, knowing that they are making a difference in the lives of students with limited economic resources
Cost-effective since the cost of a team is less than one full-time employee
Stabilizes high-turnover positions and reduces burnout in full-time staff. The most-talented workers in the next wave of the labor force can be identified, trained and eventually hired.
Acquire skills and dispositions necessary for success in the workplace
For the school
Serve a community where resources are most scarce and most needed
Able to provide a rigorous college preparatory curriculum to students in a faith-filled, values-oriented environment
Link real-world work experience with academic learning.
Greater potential for keeping a highly-educated, productive workforce in the Greater Baton Rouge community after college