Dear Prospective Student:

Thank you for your interest in the Collegiate 100 of Atlanta Career Pipeline Program. This program is designed to prepare juniors and seniors in college to have a successful summer internship experience. As you prepare to enter the world of work, internships are very important to making a successful transition into a rewarding career. Selected students will participate in a Saturday program that will meet twice a month beginning in January 2021. Topics that to be covered Module I: Assessments of Students’ Career Aspirations, Module II: Professional Perfect: Essentials to Corporate and Career Success, Module III: Certificates and Awards and Intern Placement, and other opportunities geared towards making a successful leap into a rewarding career.

Below is the application. Please complete the application, essay topic, and upload (2) professors’ recommendation forms.

If you are accepted into the Collegiate 100 of Atlanta Career Pipeline Program, you will be obligated to participate in 10 training sessions of the Career Pipeline Training Program in its entirety, which meets twice a month from January 2021 to May 2021. You will receive additional information specific to the program upon acceptance. Upon completion of the program, each successful participant will be eligible for an 8-10 week summer internship offered through the 100 Black Men of Atlanta and receive a stipend of $5,000 over the period of the summer internship assignment.

Each student will also have the opportunity receive expert, professional coaching by members of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta and their corporate partners.

I look forward to receiving your application. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact Fred Parham, Career Pipeline Program Director, at (404) 525-6220 or email

Kevin A. Gooch, Chairman of the Board
100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.

Career Pipeline Student Criteria:

Be a U.S. citizen enrolled:

  • Full time in Accredited College/University
  • Junior or Senior Classification at the beginning of the Career Pipeline program
  • Have a CUMULATIVE GPA OF 3.0 or higher 
  • 18-23 years of age 
  • Have time to participate in ALL 10 Career Pipeline training sessions

Application Process:

  • Complete Application Packet 
  • (2) Completed Professors’ Recommendation
  • Obtain a copy of your official transcript (to be included in the application packet)
  • Upload current resume
  • Upload recent Head Shot 
  • Complete essay (500 words or less)
  • Be prepared to interview with 100 Black Men of Atlanta Recruitment Committee

After all information is completed, if you are eligible, virtual interviews will be held November 16 - November 20.
You will be notified on your acceptance into the program by November 9, 2020.

A completed Application Packet includes:

  • A completed application (including essay)
  • Professional Head Shot
  • Resume
  • Recent official university transcript
  • 2 Completed Professor recommendation forms

All application packets are due by November 1, 2020

Career Pipeline Program Application

Please fill out the application form carefully.

  • Personal Information

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

  • Emergency Contact Information

  • Please submit (2) letters of recommendation here

  • Please write a 500 word essay on one of the following topics

    1. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure . How did it affect you? and what did you learn from the experience?

    2. Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Discuss why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?

    3. Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.