A select group of HBCU students underwent an immersive experience at Apple’s Cupertino, California, headquarters this week.
The Immersion Experience program is the result of a partnership between Apple and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to prepares these students for upcoming internships with Apple.
“We’ve had a wonderful opportunity so far, and we got to speak with executives and get a tour of the campus. We also met with Ambassador Andrew Young yesterday—it’s been a really great time,” said Haley Hall, a junior at Howard University, and marketing major.
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Garston Seneza, a junior at Philander Smith College and a computer science and mathematics major also said the students were given a tour around the Apple campus and also met with mentors.
Denise Young-Smith, vice president for worldwide human resources, Apple, spoke with Black Enterprise on the significance of the program.