Baylor Graduate Chosen to Participate in Exxon Internship

Aug. 16, 1995

Shannon Arrington, a recent graduate of Baylor University from Richardson, has been selected to participate in the 1995 Exxon Community Summer Jobs Program. Arrington currently has an internship as a tobacco specialist for the American Cancer Society.

The program provides full-time college students with an eight-week internship to gain experience in nonprofit social, cultural or health organizations. The program, which is administered by The Volunteer Center of Dallas County, includes 75 students from more than 40 colleges.

Exxon, who founded the program 21 years ago, provides grants of more than $150,000 to pay interns' salaries and Volunteer Center expenses. Since moving to Dallas in 1990, Exxon Corporation has contributed approximately $750,000 to place more than 350 college students in internships through the Exxon Community Summer Jobs Program.

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