At Truist, we stand for better. We're striving to create an inclusive and energizing environment that empowers all of our teammates to learn, grow, and have meaningful careers because everyone should have the opportunity to thrive. So we created GRAD, the Grow, Recruit, and Accelerate Development program, a new immersive pathway that fast-tracks development for high-performing diverse leaders. With GRAD, you'll network with executive leadership, develop your leadership skills, and get career coaching exposure to senior leadership through a wide range of projects, growing your career in just months. We boldly believe in the power of the GRAD program, the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the power of what we can achieve together. Apply now, and define your career for better.
At Truist, we’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. So we created GRAD—to advance senior-level pathways for high-performing, diverse leaders.
GRAD follows a two-pronged ‘grow and recruit’ approach to create a talent community of:
It provides participants with tools and resources related to our 3 talent philosophies—education, exposure, and experience—so they can achieve short- and long-term success.
This 9-month accelerator program is for diverse external talent. It offers a comprehensive, immersive experience shaping cross-functional strategic priorities curated by our Executive Leadership team. Participants will serve as internal consultants helping develop and implement improvement plans for Truist.
This accelerator in-role experience advances pathways for diverse internal talent. Participants will serve as internal consultants helping develop and implement strategic improvement plans for Truist.
The goal? To provide teammates with tools and curated resources that will prepare them for senior-level roles.
The GRAD Cohort Accelerator Program lasts for 9 months, and the GRAD Internal Network Experience lasts approximately 12 to 18 months.
The goal of GRAD is to build a community of diverse teammates who are prepared to take on senior-level roles at Truist.
There are so many great reasons to apply for GRAD—you’ll: