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YBLA Black Talent Pipeline

About Black Talent Pipeline

YBLA’s Black Talent Pipeline (BTP) program prepares high-potential Black college students for internships & full-time opportunities with companies seeking diverse talent. Our program provides professional development, opportunities to increase social capital, networking with like-minded Black students, and an opportunity to serve abroad.

Eligibility Requirements

Black college Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors

Majors:  Business, Technology, Engineering, Econ, Accounting, and Finance

Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA

Must be able to attend leadership retreat and international service trip (See dates below)

Must be available to attend virtual meetings on Tuesday evenings

Watch BTP 2023 Serve Belize

BTP Progam Benefits

Program Benefits

3 days/2-night leadership retreat

International Service Trip to Belize

Scholarship Opportunities

Professional development workshops

Access to career mentors & leadership coach

Meet with business leaders and companies

Access to paid internships & career opportunities

How To Apply

Sign up for an Interest Meeting


Complete an Application


Attend Virtual Interview 


Program Schedule

Sunday, January 21, 2024

Virtual Interest Meeting

Wednesday, Jan 24 - Thursday, Jan 25, 2024

Virtual Interviews

Monday, January 29, 2024

Virtual Interviews #2

Wednesday, Jan 31 - Thursday, Feb 1, 2024

Virtual Interviews #3

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Virtual Orientation

Friday, Feb 16 - Sunday, Feb 18, 2024

In-Person Retreat

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Virtual Session 1

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 

Virtual Session 2

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 

Virtual Session 3

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 

Virtual Session 4

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 

Virtual Session 5

Monday, May 13 -

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

In-Person Retreat:

Truist Leaderhip Summit

(Greensboro, NC)

Tuesday, May 14 - Thursday, May 16, 2024 

In-Person Retreat: Charlotte

Friday, May 17 - Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Belize Service Trip

Tuesday, June 10, 2024

Virtual Closing Session

*Sessions are scheduled for Tuesdays from 6 PM to 8 PM.*

Looking for a great career opportunity?

Join us for an interest meeting to learn more about YBLA's Black Talent Pipeline program.

Please RSVP for one of the following dates.

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