SuitUp increases college and career awareness and preparedness for students in underserved communities through innovative business competitions. Through SuitUp, students experience solving a realistic corporate challenge, such as designing a new product for Nike or creating a new phone case for Apple. They have the opportunity to interact with corporate volunteers who coach them on the marketing, financing, and strategy before helping them pitch to live judges. By the end of the day, students can see the corporate world as part of “their world” and know that job titles, such as CEO, VP of Marketing, Business Development Manager, etc. are now in their grasp.

For companies, SuitUp organizes simple, exciting, and impactful events that give volunteers an incentive to participate. This flips the volunteer model--instead of an employee finding and evaluating a non-profit, coordinating specifics and convincing co-workers to show up, SuitUp focuses on the company and its needs, matching ...
SuitUp increases college and career awareness and preparedness for students in underserved communities through innovative business competitions. Through SuitUp, students experience solving a realistic corporate challenge, such as designing a new product for Nike or creating a new phone case for Apple. They have the opportunity to interact with corporate volunteers who coach them on the marketing, financing, and strategy before helping them pitch to live judges. By the end of the day, students can see the corporate world as part of “their world” and know that job titles, such as CEO, VP of Marketing, Business Development Manager, etc. are now in their grasp.

For companies, SuitUp organizes simple, exciting, and impactful events that give volunteers an incentive to participate. This flips the volunteer model--instead of an employee finding and evaluating a non-profit, coordinating specifics and convincing co-workers to show up, SuitUp focuses on the company and its needs, matching them with an effective education partner, coordinating all the logistics, and facilitating the day of. All we ask of our companies is: (1) # of Volunteers: Best case and worst case (2) Location: Company office or a local school and (3) Donation: To cover the cost of the event. 
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