ExxonMobil Foundation Funds Summer Jobs Program to Aid Dallas County Nonprofit Agencies

Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:00am EST

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Agencies accepting applications from college students for summer intern

* ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program matches talented college students
with 30 nonprofit agencies for paid summer internships 
* Positions provide range of experience for students to help community

IRVING, Texas--(Business Wire)--
The ExxonMobil Foundation announced today that 30 Dallas County nonprofit
agencies will participate in the 2013 ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program. 

"The Community Summer Jobs Program opens doors in the workforce for students
while also making a positive impact in our community," said Suzanne McCarron,
president of the ExxonMobil Foundation. 

The program provides much-needed assistance to nonprofit agencies and helps
college students gain valuable work experience and a better understanding of the
important role of nonprofit organizations. 

Paid summer internship positions involve students in a range of activities, such
as coordinating housing for area residents to implementing summer programs for
underprivileged children. In addition to daily internship duties, students also
work on a group service project. Qualified college students interested in
gaining hands-on experience in the nonprofit sector this summer are encouraged
to apply. 

To be eligible, applicants must be current undergraduate students returning to
college as a full-time (minimum 12 credit hours per semester) sophomore, junior
or senior in the fall of 2013. Interested students may contact the selected
agencies, listed below, to request applications and learn more about available
opportunities. Information is also available at csjpdallas.org. 

Since 1990, the ExxonMobil Foundation has contributed more than $3.7 million to
fund the program in Dallas, subsidizing 1,565 internships and benefitting more
than 300 agencies. 

Since the program began in 1971 in New York City, the ExxonMobil Foundation has
provided more than $17.5 million to support nearly 5,000 community summer job

 2013 Participating Dallas County Nonprofit Agencies                      
 AIDS Services of Dallas                   www.aidsdallas.org             
 ALS Association Texas Chapter             www.alsa-texas.org             
 Baylor Medical Center Irving              www.baylorhealth.com           
 Big Thought                               www.bigthought.org             
 Center for Brain Health at UTD            www.centerforbrainhealth.org   
 Center for Nonprofit Management           www.cnmdallas.org              
 Community Partners of Dallas              www.cpdtx.org                  
 CONTACT                                   www.contactcrisisline.org      
 Creative Arts Center of Dallas            www.creativeartscenter.org     
 Dallas Black Dance Theater                www.dbdt.com                   
 Dallas Services                           www.dallasservices.org         
 Dallas Zoological Society                 www.dallaszoo.com              
 Dance Council                             www.thedancecouncil.org        
 Family Place                              www.familyplace.org            
 First Tee                                 www.thefirstteedallas.org      
 Goodwill Industries                       www.goodwilldallas.org         
 Heroes for Children                       www.heroesforchildren.org      
 Human Rights Initiative                   www.hrionline.org              
 Jubilee Park and Community Center         www.jubileecenter.org          
 Junior Players                            www.juniorplayers.org          
 Legacy Counseling Center                  www.legacycounseling.org       
 New Friends New Life                      www.newfriendsnewlife.org      
 Our Friends Place                         www.ourfriendsplace.org        
 Project Transformation                    www.projecttransformation.org  
 Promise House                             www.promisehouse.org           
 Readers2Leaders                           www.readers2leaders.org        
 Retina Foundation of the Southwest        www.retinafoundation.org       
 RISD Excellence in Education              www.risdfoundation.org         
 SoupMobile                                www.soupmobile.org             
 Undermain Theatre                         www.undermain.org              

About the ExxonMobil Foundation

The ExxonMobil Foundation is the primary philanthropic arm of Exxon Mobil
Corporation in the United States. The Foundation and the Corporation engage in a
range of philanthropic activities that advance education, health and science in
the communities where ExxonMobil has significant operations. In the United
States, ExxonMobil supports initiatives to improve math and science education at
the K-12 and higher education levels. 

Globally, ExxonMobil provides funding to improve basic education, promote women
as catalysts for economic development, and combat malaria and other infectious
diseases in developing countries. In 2011, together with its employees and
retirees, Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), its divisions and affiliates, and
the ExxonMobil Foundation provided $278 million in contributions worldwide, of
which $120 million was dedicated to education. Additional information on
ExxonMobil`s community partnerships and contributions programs is available at

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