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Preparing students for careers in professional services

The Deloitte Foundation sponsors an array of education programs for high school students as well as college undergraduates and graduates designed to introduce students to multiple professional services career pathways by bringing real-world experiences into the classroom through curriculum innovation. Since 1928, Foundation initiatives have engaged students from across the U.S. to develop the talent of the future in audit, advisory, tax, and consulting.

Higher Education Student Programs

University of Illinois-Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics

Launched through a grant from the Deloitte Foundation, the University of Illinois-Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics is creating leading-edge curriculum for business analytics to provide students with the data knowledge, skills and abilities needed to become highly trained business leaders of tomorrow. The courses and case studies are free, online, and accessible to anyone who wants to leverage it for their educational mission.

Trueblood Seminars for Professors and Cases

The Trueblood Seminars for Professors keep faculty connected with real-world issues and current challenges of the profession. Deloitte & Touche LLP partners recreate difficult cases they have encountered in practice and work with attending professors on possible solutions. There are also 50 financial accounting and auditing cases that faculty can access whenever needed for use in the classroom.

Deloitte Foundation Forensic Accounting Case Study Series

This Series provides an effective tool to understand ways to uncover fraud and corruption in complex scenarios and high risk environments. Topics include: payroll, claims management, sales commission fraud, procurement fraud, asset misappropriation, tax fraud, sales fraud, and FCPA investigations.

High School programs

GO4STEM™ programs inspire diverse high school students

The Deloitte Foundation is helping to prepare future talent by driving STEM education and introducing diverse students to STEM careers. With nonprofits, secondary/higher education institutions, and industry, the Foundation supports the growth of inclusive pipelines of STEM-enabled future leaders by helping students navigate career pathways while building STEM and STEM-adjacent competencies. The end goal: students can be positioned for a range of college and professional possibilities.

Initial programs aim to help young women and underrepresented high school students discover how to solve complex business problems using technology and applying data analytics to real-world challenges. The Deloitte Foundation is working to build technology-based development pathways comprised of computer science and analytics curricula, a customized curriculum to help students identify interest in professional services careers in computing and analytics, and a digital platform of programs/resources that can scale nationally to help open the aperture about what STEM education can be.

Virtual mentoring empowers future leaders

Deloitte’s Virtual Mentoring Program leverages the Strive for College UStrive online platform that connects our professionals with high school and college students to help them prepare for college, career, and a world of opportunity. Through collaboration with education organizations as well as donations from Deloitte professionals who contributed to the Deloitte Foundation Education Fund, the program provides time, talent, and resources to help students prepare for and persist through high school and college, then transition to a career. Through UStrive, students who qualify for financial assistance can opt into free, one-to-one mentoring to help them navigate the college application process, including essay assistance and resume review, as well as creating a time management plan, preparing for internships and jobs, and broad guidance on their college and career path. The students and mentors connect virtually through UStrive, enabling mentors and mentees to connect anywhere, anytime. To date, Deloitte professionals and retired Partners/Principals/Managing Directors have mentored more than 8,000 students.

For more information on any of these programs, contact usdeloittefoundation@deloitte.com.

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Erin Scanlon

Erin Scanlon

President | Deloitte Foundation

Erin is an Audit & Assurance (A&A) partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP and is the Global Audit & Assurance Clients & Industries leader. Prior to her global role, she was the firm's US Telecom, Media & En... More

Kathy Shoztic

Kathy Shoztic

Executive Director | Deloitte Foundation

Kathy, director, Deloitte Services LP, oversees operations for the Deloitte Foundation, the not-for-profit arm of Deloitte LLP that supports education. Kathy serves as a primary liaison between the ac... More