TROY, Mich., (Sept. 8, 2004) Kelly Financial Resources, a business unit of staffing provider Kelly Services, Inc., today announced the winners of its Future Financial Professionals scholarship program. Three college students earned scholarship awards through their written explorations of the topic, "Outsourcing: The affects on the accounting and finance labor market."
"Kelly Financial Resources created the Future Financial Professionals Program to challenge tomorrow's financial professionals today and to provide students a head-start on their careers through internship and scholarship opportunities," said Robert Lyons, vice president of Kelly Financial Resources. "We are excited to provide our interns with rewarding career opportunities and a chance to work alongside some of the world's finest financial professionals."
The overall winner of the 2005 Kelly Future Financial Professionals scholarship program is Robert Lee of San Francisco, Calif., a finance student at the University of San Francisco. Lee's exceptional essay earned him a $2,500 educational scholarship.
Mike Holan of Sunnyvale, Calif., a business administration student at California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly), earned second place honors and a $1,500 educational scholarship.
Bryan Chauvel of San Francisco, Calif., a finance student at the University of San Francisco, earned third place honors and a $1,000 educational scholarship.
Established in 2003, Kelly's Future Financial Professionals Program helps connect entry-level finance students with jobs, internships and networking opportunities at major corporations throughout the United States. The program provides a bridge between the financial expertise of students and professors in academia and the personnel and recruiting needs of the finance industry.
Through this program, Kelly Financial Resources interns, who are placed on temporary assignments nationwide with Kelly's industry partners, compete for scholarships by submitting essays on contemporary financial topics. Candidates are evaluated on their demonstrated potential for commitment to a career in finance, outstanding academic performance and depth of knowledge about the issue addressed.
To read the winning essays, or for further information on the Kelly Financial Resources Future Financial Professionals Program, visit www.kellyfinance.com.
About Kelly Financial Resources
Kelly Financial Resources specializes in placing professionals across a number of disciplines in the accounting and finance fields, including public accounting, general accounting, payroll, billing, internal audit, tax, budgeting and cost accounting, financial analysis, treasury, cash management, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions and credit management. For more information about Kelly Financial Resources visit www.kellyfinance.com. Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Troy, Mich., offering global staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement.
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