Southwire, UWG’s First Cohort Begins Internship

Southwire, UWG’s First Cohort Begins Internship

Southwire Company, LLC, North America’s leading manufacturer of wire and cable used in the distribution and transmission of electricity, knows that offering a solid sustainability internship not only attracts bright talent but can keep them on as sustainability experts. That idea was brought to life through collaboration with the University of West Georgia’s Richards College of Business. With a growing demand from businesses to hire sustainability savvy individuals, and a growing interest in sustainability from job-seeking college graduates the Southwire Sustainable Business Honors Program (SSBHP) was developed. The only one of its kind in the nation, the SSBHP allows students to work closely with the division presidents of Southwire while simultaneously earning their undergraduate and masters degrees. The program is built upon Southwire’s tenets: “building worth, growing green, living well, doing right.” 

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