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Wells Fargo HBCU Undergraduate Forum
Scholars will showcase their leadership skills from a culturally relevant perspective within Wells Fargo's environment and culture.


At Wells Fargo we value and promote diversity and inclusion in all aspects of business and at all levels. Success comes from inviting and incorporating diverse perspectives. The HBCU Undergraduate Forum is an exciting development opportunity for a select group of high-performing students who self-identify as Black or African-American and attend a Historical Black College & University (HBCU). This industry-leading forum is designed to educate and pipeline high-potential participants for future opportunities.

 Forum activities include:

·       Workshops to develop your business acumen and enhance your professional skills

·       Networking with analysts and senior leaders

·       An exclusive opportunity to interact with team members across the Wells Fargo platform including but not limited to: Internal Audit, Enterprise Finance, Corporate Risk, Wells Fargo Technology, Commercial Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Wealth & Investment Management, and Corporate & Investment Banking

 Forum Dates and Locations

Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: April 8-9, 2020

All travel and meal expenses will be paid by Wells Fargo

 Participant Eligibility

Please note that Wells Fargo will only consider candidates who are presently authorized to work for any employer in the United States and who will not require work visa sponsorship from Wells Fargo now or in the future in order to retain their work authorization in the United States.

Additional participant eligibility requirements include:

·       Self-identify as Black or African-American

·       Attend an HBCU

·       Expected graduation date between December 2020 and May/June 2023

·       Open to all majors pursuing a bachelor's degree

·       Students involved with relevant student organizations (i.e. NABA, Alpha Kappa Alpha, MLT) are strongly encouraged to apply

Application details

Interested students should submit their application here by Sunday, February 23rd, 2020. Any applications received after February 23rd will not be considered.

A requirement of the application process is submitting a resume and an essay that is 500 words or less answering the following questions:

·       Why are you interested in attending this event? How will this forum help you develop and meet your future career goals?

·       How do you show up as a leader on campus and/or in your community?

Applications that do not include any of the required documents will not be considered.