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 Americaâ€™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 nationâ€™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. UTCâ€™s Sikorsky Aircraft company was awarded the 2010 INROADS Conversion and Corporate Plus Award in the New England Region. Also, UTCâ€™s Hamilton Sundstrand unit was honored by the Pacific Southwest Region and Hamilton contractor Dwight Mitchell was recognized with INROADSâ€™ Business Coordinator of the Year Award.
Client: INROADS, Inc. Overview: INROADS develops and connects high promising minority students with salaried corporate internships at Americaâ€™s leading companies. INROADS has earned the trust and respect of Americaâ€™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.