August 05, 2019
Coca Cola United’s Pay It Forward Internship hired HBCU students from Xavier, Grambling, Alcorn and Southern.
Amyre Brandom '21, along with other students from HBCU’s interned at the Coca Cola Bottling Company in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The one week internship included touring the facility, shadowing each department (production, sales, marketing, area sales, pricing, etc.) and a Q & A with Susanne Hall, Coca Cola Bottling Company United Vice President for the West Region.
Each student received a stipend at the end the week.
For more information on the Internship, please click here:https://cocacolaunited.com/coca-cola-united-pay-it-forward-internship-application/
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