Cleveland Indians Diversity Council will hold interview, resume workshop for high school, college students

Pilot program, developed through club's Diversity Council, aimed at preparing Cleveland students for job, college interviews

Cleveland, OH-The Cleveland Indians will hold a Resume and Interview Workshop for Cleveland-area high school and college students on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland Broadway Club.

The pilot program, developed by the Indians Diversity Council, is focused on providing assistance to students in need of help with applying for jobs or colleges. The workshop will include:

  • Instruction on applying for jobs and pre-interview practice techniques
  • One-on-one resume critique/building
  • One-on-one mock interviews
  • Post-interview steps to enhance success

Participants will include students from the Boys and Girls Clubs, Urban League of Cleveland, Jane Addams Business Careers Center and more local agencies.

"One of our Guiding Commitments is to our community, and through our Diversity Council, promoting diversity in Northeast Ohio," said Valencia Kimbrough, manager of talent and acquisition and Indians Diversity Council committee chair. "This program will help us prepare local students for the next steps in their lives."

The club's Diversity Council is focused on developing and maintaining an environment that embraces diversity to enrich the organization's core values and foster a respectful appreciation for the local and global communities in which the club operates.

The Indians Diversity Council Advisory Board includes diverse voices from a number of area organizations, including National Society of Hispanic MBA Cleveland, National Black MBA Association Cleveland, City of Warrensville Heights, PMK Customs, Baseball Heritage Museum, Cleveland State University and TLC Springwater.