MDCOB Career Center’s Employee Partnership Program Receives $20K Gift from Enbridge
The Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center has received a generous gift of $20,000 from Enbridge in support of the center’s Employer Partnership Program.
Enbridge is a leading North American energy infrastructure company. Over a three-year period, Enbridge will support the Career Center's initiatives to prepare MDCOB students for their professional careers.
“Enbridge is excited to be partnering with the University of Houston-Downtown Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center,” said Marlon Joseph, Enbridge’s Talent Acquisition Advisor. “Our mission is to reflect the communities in which we operate by instilling inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in our workplace. We look forward to working and collaborating with the faculty and students of the Marilyn Davies College of Business so we can enhance Enbridge’s brand and create opportunities for students.”
UHD’s MDCOB Career Center prepares business students to launch their careers by helping them develop relationships with top organizations through internships and work experiences. The Center provides online and in-person recruiting, workshops, resume building and branded events aimed at connecting industry professionals with students.
“We are thrilled with the Enbridge partnership,” said Brett Hobby, Director of the MDCOB Career Center. “Their commitment to our office will help support recruiting and career readiness programs for our students, including scholarships for attending conferences and other resources used by our students.”
The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.
U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.