INROADS Announces 2010 Top 10 Providers of Corporate Internships for Minority Students United Technologies Heads List for Fourth Consecutive Year St. Louis, MO, January 24, 2011 -- As INROADS celebrates its 40th year of developing and placing over 125,000 high performing minority students in salaried corporate internships with some of America’s leading companies, it is pleased to announce United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) once again tops its list as the largest provider of corporate internships for the fourth year in a row. INROADS is the nation’s largest non-profit source of salaried corporate internships, providing diverse students with the business soft skills and competencies necessary to be successful in advanced careers. Since the UTC/INROADS sponsorship began in 1986, UTC has remained firmly committed to attracting and retaining diverse employees. In 2010, UTC hired 207 INROADS Interns in a variety of fields, including engineering, finance, legal, and human resources. UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft company was awarded the 2010 INROADS Conversion and Corporate Plus Award in the New England Region. Also, UTC’s Hamilton Sundstrand unit was honored by the Pacific Southwest Region and Hamilton contractor Dwight Mitchell was recognized with INROADS’ Business Coordinator of the Year Award.
Client: INROADS, Inc. Overview: INROADS develops and connects high promising minority students with salaried corporate internships at America’s leading companies. INROADS has earned the trust and respect of America’s Fortune 500 companies and have placed students in over 125,000 internships during its 40-year history. Objective: Create a national PR plan to highlight organizational milestones over its 40-year history and reinforce organizational mission to current and prospective corporate partners.