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Tesla Partners with HBCU In Texas to Provide Jobs and Internships to Students

Tesla Partners with HBCU In Texas to Provide Jobs and Internships to Students
Posted By: Will Moss on July 31, 2020

Huston-Tillotson University, Austin’s oldest institution of higher learning and only Historical Black College and University (HBCU) officially welcomes Tesla, Inc. to Austin, Texas!

Huston-Tillotson University (HT) truly believes that Tesla’s new Gigafactory will undeniably transform our Austin community and impact so many of our lives for the better. The leadership teams from HT and Tesla met to discuss our business, pre-engineering, mathematics, and computer science academic programs. Our conversation morphed from discussion to actual strategy, involving faculty collaborations, undergraduate research, and so many more exciting initiatives to explore.



HT appreciated Tesla’s sincerity, interest, and intentionality for forming sustainable partnerships with local institutions of learning to develop talent pipelines.

The employment opportunities created by Tesla will provide a direct career path with access to a full array of benefits that align with HT’s Career Pathways Initiative, which is focused on preparing students for mid-to-high-skilled careers in a dynamic and innovative global environment. We anticipate our collaboration with Tesla to lead ultimately to internships, apprenticeships, externships, and fruitful careers for HT students. Tesla is an organization that aligns with and supports Huston-Tillotson University’s core values and mission.

Tesla, welcome to Austin, Texas!
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