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

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The ExxonMobil Foundation today identified the 30 Dallas County nonprofit agencies that will receive grants through the 2015 ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program, now in its 25th year in Dallas. The eight-week summer program provides assistance to nonprofit agencies and enables college students to gain valuable work experience and a better understanding of the important role of nonprofit organizations.

“Nonprofit agencies provide vital community services, especially during the summer when children are out of school,” said Suzanne McCarron, president of the ExxonMobil Foundation. “The Community Summer Jobs Program helps agencies realize their mission and fosters college students’ appreciation for the nonprofit sector while offering them opportunities to develop their skills.”

Paid internship positions engage students in a broad range of activities, such as coordinating camp programs for underprivileged children and developing marketing campaigns. In addition to daily internship duties, students receive professional development and participate in a group service project. Qualified college students interested in gaining hands-on experience in the nonprofit sector are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible, applicants must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student returning to college as a full-time (minimum 12 credit hours per semester) sophomore, junior or senior in the fall of 2015. Qualified applicants may contact the selected agencies, listed below, to request applications and learn more about available opportunities, or visit

Since 1990, the ExxonMobil Foundation has contributed more than $4 million to the program in Dallas, supporting more than 1,500 internships at nearly 400 agencies.

Since the program began in 1971 in New York City, the ExxonMobil Foundation has provided more than $19.4 million to support close to 8,000 community summer job internships.

2015 Participating Dallas County Nonprofit Agencies

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AIDS Services
Audubon Texas


Center for BrainHealth

Childcare Group

Citizens Development Center

Community Partners of Dallas

Creative Arts Center

Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Dallas Theater Center

Dallas Zoo

Dance Council of North Texas

Downtown Dallas

Family Compass

Family Place

Fine Arts Chamber Players


Healing Hands Ministries

Heart House

Irving Cares

Kitchen Dog Theater

Media Projects

New Friends New Life

Project Transformation

Promise House

Retina Foundation

RISD Excellence in Education

Ronald McDonald House

Shakespeare Dallas

Trinity Foundation

About the ExxonMobil Foundation

The ExxonMobil Foundation is the primary philanthropic arm of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) 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. In 2014, together with its employees and retirees, Exxon Mobil Corporation, its divisions and affiliates, and the ExxonMobil Foundation provided $278 million in contributions worldwide.

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