OUR PARTNERS ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT STUDENT SUCCESS

LELAND PARTNERS INCLUDE:

  • Business leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs in public sector, private industry, and non-profits who hire college students as paid interns

  • Mentors who train interns to work as scientists, engineers, environmental and public health workers, attorneys, accountants, IT professionals

  • MLEIP alumni who pay it forward by hiring interns

  • Sponsor companies who fund our skill-building and networking events

WE VALUE OUR MLEIP 2020 PARTNERS

Together we’re changing the planet “one intern at a time.”

Our circle of partner support is strong and constantly expanding.

LELAND PARTNERS ARE COMMITTED TO GROWING FUTURE LEADERS

“It has been a pleasure participating each summer in the TCEQ Mickey Leland Internship Program.  We are always provided with a large pool of highly qualified candidates. We have had much success onboarding energetic, passionate, and well educated interns who want to make an impact on the environment. TWDB highly recommends the TCEQ Mickey Leland Internship Program.”

LaDawn Gray, PHR
Human Resources Director
Texas Water Development Board

“The Mickey Leland Internship Program has been an invaluable partner to us, serving as a launching pad for a generation of our students in both private and public industries. It is a solid program with an established track record of providing college students with a structured, quality experience designed to enhance their professional growth. I can think of no better program for employers to build brand awareness among such a diverse pool of emerging talent.”

Ray Rogers
Director of Career and Professional Development
St. Edward’s University 2014-2019

“The Mickey Leland Environmental Internship program has helped launch the careers of hundreds of environmental professionals. Being part of such a stellar internship program that honors the values and legacy of the late Congressman Leland is a blessing and honor.”

Ray Averitt
MLEIC Immediate Past President
Oncor Electric Delivery

“MLEIP is highly recommended and mutually beneficial for interns and sponsors. The talent pool is unparalleled, consisting of bright, emerging minds from across the nation.
As a repeat sponsor, we appreciate the opportunity to train and equip these future leaders. We have been fortunate to employ these interns who exceeded our expectations.”

Tamara West
Chief Auditor’s Office
Texas Department of Public Safety

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