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VIRTUAL EVENT: HBCU Office Hours – Saturday, June 20, 2020 11am-7pm EST

June 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm


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 HBCU Office Hours, is a virtual, one-on-one mentoring and professional coaching event on

Saturday, June 20, 2020 (Juneteenth weekend), from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST.

Executives and leaders from numerous industries have pledged their time to meet with HBCU students to discuss their desired career paths, offer guidance if needed, and to spark new mentoring opportunities in their industry of choice.

Companies represented in the group of volunteer mentors include:

National Football League

Minnesota Vikings

Dell Technologies

Green Bay Packers


Atlanta Hawks

Minor League Baseball

Chicago Bulls

Charles Schwab

Milwaukee Bucks

Lockheed Martin

Sacramento Kings


Dallas Mavericks

National Basketball Association

Monumental Sports

Beam Suntory

Madison Square Garden


Bowie State University


Kentucky State University


University of Arkansas


University of North Texas

Electronic Arts

Texas Instruments

United States Tennis Association

Barnes-Jewish Hospital


Lifespan Health System


And many more…

Interested students can sign up for mentoring opportunities at the following link, and should do so at their earliest convenience:

We ask that students sign up as quickly as possible to ensure their mentoring session(s). While we have a wealth of great mentors, additional capacity can be secured, if needed, with time.

This is the first of many events to be hosted by the HBCU Battle of the Brains over the summer and through the fall.

NOTE: You should register for this with your FMU email or your professional email address.  You should also be prepared to look nice with a designated spot away from others in your house or dorm in case they ask you to do a virtual call. You never know what this interaction can do for you and you should be ready!