As the seventh New Haven Promise Internship Fair quickly approaches, two of the scholars who have benefitted from the initiative sat down to tell the tale of how they took use of the opportunity.
UConn senior Taylor Brooks — who grew up in Westville — did not land a position after her freshman school year, but she took the lessons from that and has been hired every year since. Learn a little about her story of resilience.
Eastern Connecticut State graduate Lawrence McGill, Jr. — a native of Newhallville — had an array of opportunities which led him to a defined career path. He will earn his master’s from Rhode Island College this year and is well positioned to quickly earn a position and make a difference for others.