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2012 Summer Jobs+ Commitment Announced

NGCOA, WE ARE GOLF Visit President Obama and The White House

Golf course owners  and operators asked to join effort

WASHINGTON (January 9, 2011) - Representatives from the WE ARE GOLF coalition, including NGCOA CEO Mike Hughes, traveled to the White House for the announcement of Summer Jobs+ - an initiative to help create summer employment opportunities for youth in 2012.

Joined by the President, the Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and other senior Administration officials, WE ARE GOLF renewed its commitment to help create pathways for America’s young people to get the work experience they need.

"As business leaders, it is our responsibility to assist in the development of our youth as they will one day be in a position to make a difference in our businesses, our industry and our communities," says Hughes.

WE ARE GOLF was recognized by the Department of Labor for its participation in the Administration’s 2011 summer jobs initiative.

Golf course owners and other industry professional can answer the President's call-to-action by creating and filling jobs and internships at their facilities this summer.

Join the Commitment! Post your summer job opportunities to the Summer Jobs+ website. To learn how, click here.

*If you have fewer than 30 opportunities available, you can simply visit the special AfterCollege.com Summer Jobs+ Page and click on “Get Started” to add your summer opportunities. You can also visit Internships.com to sign up and post your opportunities there. 

*If you have 30 or more opportunities, you can simply contact cs@aftercollege.com with your organization name, number of jobs being committed and contact information.  Please include "SummerJobs+" in the subject line. You can also email slander@internships.com to get started.


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