Teaming Up With the Raiders 🏈

The Las Vegas Raiders and Microsoft Corp. teamed up and invited 25 TRIO students to the EmpowerED Professional Development event. This event took place at the Raiders Headquarters in Henderson on January 23rd, 2024. The event included presentations from Microsoft and Raiders employees to include former Raider players. Topics discussed included; preparing for your career, how to stay motivated, the history of both organizations and their missions, and employment opportunities. The Raiders discussed their Ambassador program and students are currently applying. Each attendee received a free Microsoft Surface Laptop to assist with their studies. A tour of the Headquarters provided a sense of how the organization runs. Overall, each student said they really enjoyed the experience and look forward to future partnerships.

The students were gifted with Microsoft Surface devices to benefit their academic success. TRIO Director Nicholas Goodsell said the Raiders organization has actively invited students to apply for its ambassador program and internships.

You can view the Raiders video of the event here.

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