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An Educational Business Experience for Emerging Professionals

An example of a weekly cohort meeting where you'll be working on a online video call with other emerging professionals.
Weekly Cohort Meeting

EMA℠ (The Emerging Professional/Mentorship Alliance) is an ecosystem of support for mission-driven visionary leaders and purpose-driven career explorers. We provide internship/mentorship matching, networking, and education that provides resources and opportunities to grow professionally and personally in areas of leadership, personal branding, communication, public speaking, and more. This learning opportunity can forever change your perspective of work, partnership, and the trajectory of your career.

Alumni Testimonials

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Student @ University of Illinois at Springfield '22 / Marina G.

Endless Opportunities

I entered a whole new world of endless opportunities compared to any traditional internships

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Graduate of University of Alabama / Su Yeon Kim

Inspired By A Team

It’s not just about the work. It’s about being inspired by a team and having a creative outlet to showcase what I can offer

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J.D. Candidate at Southwestern Law School SCALE Accelerated Two-Year Program / Nhutruc Do

Well-organized, Open-Minded

As a CEO, Devora is so well-organized, open-minded, and truly strives to create a community and environment where everyone feels seen, heard, and included.

Meet our current team of Emerging Professionals and see what they've been up to and how they're taking advantage of EMA!

EMA℠ is a program offered by Up In The Chair℠ Inc. a global company dedicated to inclusion and diversity.