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Office of Student Success

Corporate Partnerships

The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is committed to preparing students for careers related to business, finance, management, and leadership. To that end, our business and industry partners are playing a significant role in providing our students with scholarship opportunities, paid internships, and events designed to help them plan their next steps.

Corporate relationships enhance the Colin Powell School community through regular interaction between corporate representatives, faculty, and students.

The Advancing Black Pathways Program provides support for the Black community in pursuit of educational, career, business and personal financial success. For its fellowship program, the ABP Program provide students with hands-on experience, mentorship and a project-based curriculum to help develop professional development skills and establish a pathway to future opportunities.

Santander Bank, N.A. is one of the country’s largest retail and commercial banks with $89.5 billion in assets. The Bank’s approximately 9,200 employees and more than 2 million customers are located across the United States, including in offices here in New York City. The firm is partnering with the Colin Powell School to provide support to prepare students for careers in banking and finance, and providing them with the tools needed to apply for analyst and internship experiences in their junior years.

NEA partners with entrepreneurs to turn big ideas and bold aspirations into the products, services and solutions that will shape the future. For its fellowship program, students work directly with investors, technologists, operators, physicians, researchers, marketers, and entrepreneurs conducting research projects or putting together various market or competitive analyses.

Global X ETFs is a global enterprise which offers asset management expertise worldwide. The firm focuses on strategies providing access to emerging themes around technology, people, demographics, U.S. infrastructure and developing economies. Additionally, they also offer students with internship opportunities in order to facilitate access to investment opportunities across global markets.

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Program Contact

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Ashif Hassan

CUNY Futures in Finance

The CUNY Futures in Finance program aims to build CUNY’s capacity for career success, prepare and connect CUNY students and graduates to careers in financial services and the investment industry, and expand CUNY’s employer partnerships to increase access, job placements and advance social and economic mobility. The Futures in Finance program is currently partnering with Brooklyn College, City College, and Lehman College to introduce new opportunities and initiatives for students over the next few months.

For questions, please contact the CUNY Futures in Finance team at