Career & Alumni Services Overview

The Foundation provides alumni and members of its programs with ongoing resources and support needed to establish and advance their careers. Through this supportive process, the Foundation’s goal is to be a long-term resource for career development and workforce diversity in an ever-changing business environment.

Career & Alumni Services (CAS) is comprised of four key components:

  • Alumni Network – Our alumni network consists of more than 1,200 members and increases, on average, by 11% each calendar year. The Foundation maintains contact with alumni to stay abreast of where they are in their respective careers, keep them engaged with the Foundation, and provide access to career development resources and support.
  • Talent Pool (Full-time) – We currently over 700 active and pre-screened candidates in our talent pool whose experiences range from entry level (0-2 years) and above (5+ years) across various disciplines (sales & marketing, analytics, communications, finance, and operations) and industries (media and entertainment, advertising, public relations, and technology).
  • Job Board – Our online job board provides THF members with access to full-time career opportunities and events across the U.S., with partner companies in media and entertainment, advertising, technology, etc.
  • Professional Development – We provide career coaching, on-site events, and virtual training (webinars) to help our members advance at all stages of their careers.

Since 2011, the total number of full-time (post-grad) positions secured by the THF talent pool has exceeded 1,200, including nearly 900 within the media and entertainment industry and over 300 in other industries including advertising, public relations, financial services, and technology.

In 2019, 309 members of the THF talent pool were hired into full-time roles, of which 235 were within the media, entertainment, advertising, and technology industries (including 103 promotions) and 74 were in other industries at companies such as EY, Gartner, Mattel, Uber, and U.S. Department of State.

For more information, contact LaShika Howard, Director, Career & Alumni Services and Diversity Partners at lhoward@t-howard.org or (301) 588-6767, Ext. 228.