This all helps to create a pipeline of talent for future employers. CWSP prepares students from diverse backgrounds for industries that are increasingly seeking more diversity; 98% of Cristo Rey students are students of color.
A Georgetown University study from 2010 estimated that 65% of all US jobs would require some form of postsecondary education by 2020. Currently, 75% of our graduates have either earned a degree or on track to do so. These graduates will join the workforce and fill positions as educated, informed workers.
Business leaders nation-wide recognize and are responding to the imperative to have an actionable social purpose for their organizations. Cristo Rey Network’s Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) offers complementary efforts towards our mutually desired outcomes.