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Volkswagen and Morgan State University Celebrate First Year of The Driving Force internship program

May 20, 2024

Reston, VA — Volkswagen Group of America is unified by a shared mission and commitment to putting our expertise, innovation and vision to work for the greater good: thus, the company is proud to announce the expansion of The Driving Force internship program to the Volkswagen brand at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.

This unique internship program was first formulated in 2020 by the Black Automotive Media Group (BAMG) to expose students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to career opportunities within the automobile industry. Dubbed The Driving Force (TDF), the 10-week internship is comprised of training and mentoring sessions that educate students on career opportunities within the automotive industry, including marketing, multimedia, PR, content creation and publishing. The liaisons between Volkswagen and BAMG are Vicki Miles, Diversity and Inclusion Senior Consultant, and Kendra Patterson, Fleet Ordering & Delivery Senior Specialist and president of the African and African American Employee Resource Group.

Read the full press release here.