JBL® Launches Mentor Program for HBCU Students and Partners with Culture Creators for Campus SoundSessions
January 24th – April 6th, 2021
JBL executives, music experts and engineers will connect with future leaders throughout six sessions, leading into the first-ever JBL Campus Scholarship.
JBL Campus SoundSessions in partnership with Culture Creators to provide more opportunities for minority students who aspire to work in music production, marketing, business, technology or engineering. The mentor program launched to address the challenges minorities face in the workforce by introducing them to professionals who work behind the scenes and at the corporate levels of the music and audio industries. With diversity at the core of JBL’s culture, JBL chose to work alongside Culture Creators, an organization created to amplify the contributions of individuals who have shaped the world’s view of Black culture by providing a platform that engages and celebrates their accomplishments. Starting this month, select HBCU students will have the unique opportunity to learn directly from JBL executives, engineers and music industry changemakers for a chance to win a $25k scholarship toward their education.
The JBL Campus SoundSessions are a curated set of six intimate, educational conversations that provide career insights from JBL executives and influential music industry speakers. These sessions are designed to give students a platform to ask questions, hear personal stories of growth and challenges, and expand their professional network. Accepted students who virtually attend all six of the 60-90-minute SoundSessions from January through April 2021 will receive an official certificate of completion to cite on their CV and the eligibility to apply to $50k in JBL SoundScholarships via a business case study competition.