Become a Partner
The Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) at Cristo Rey Baton Rouge seeks Corporate Job Partners with full-time, entry-level positions for our students. Our bright and motivated young professionals are trained and ready to perform administrative tasks such as filing, copying, faxing, mail room support, data entry, and reception.
Because Cristo Rey provides job screening, support, training, and transportation to and from work, business participation is easy.
Benefits for job partners
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.
Benefits for students
Acquire skills and dispositions necessary for success in the workplace
- Defray a large portion of their tuition.
Benefits 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.
Benefits for society
Greater potential for keeping a highly-educated, productive workforce in the Greater Baton Rouge community after college
The Corporate Work Study Program positions students for a brighter, more hopeful future by enabling them to develop self-confidence, build self-esteem, develop life-long mentoring relationships and to recognize opportunity. For information on becoming a Corporate Work Study Program partner, please contact Cristo Rey Baton Rouge at 225.615.7479.