AfterCollege Awards Students $1 Million in Scholarships
San Francisco, California, April 23rd, 2014 - AfterCollege announced that it has now awarded $1 million for scholarships and student activities to college students in a number of disciplines through its ongoing scholarship program, furthering its commitment to supporting students during college and as they transition into the workforce.
“The work being done by organizations like AfterCollege in promoting and supporting education through and beyond school is crucial for the success of many students, and I am very grateful to them,” says Reed Halberg, a recent recipient of the Engineering Student Scholarship. Raymond Degan, recipient of the Ensign Physical Therapy Scholarship added, “Receiving this scholarship helps me take care of some financial stress, which allows me to focus even harder on becoming the best physical therapist I can be.”
AfterCollege takes the guesswork out of the job search for college students and recent grads. The unique Explore feature uses machine learning to match job-seekers to entry-level jobs and internships based on the behavior of students with similar profiles. Explore also informs students of relevant scholarships and on-campus events, ensuring they never miss an opportunity.
AfterCollege is an entry-level job and internship resource that helps over half a million visitors each month. The Explore feature matches students and recent graduates with more than 400,000 job and internship opportunities from 25,000 employers based on the job-seeker’s school, major, graduation date, and personal preferences. AfterCollege visitors can provide feedback on jobs, companies, and locations to get results that better reflect their preferences.