Clap Your Hands: Pharrell Williams Makes 114 Grads of Harlem High School ‘Happy’ With Guaranteed Internships — The Root

Having the prolific hit-maker Pharrell Williams as their commencement speaker probably seemed like a big enough “get” for the graduating class of Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy. But the ridiculously ageless producer and singer had one welcome surprise for the young graduates: guaranteed internships.

“Let me be clear…every member of the 2019 graduating class is guaranteed an internship waiting for them—you—next summer,” Williams told the grads, who leaped to their feet and cheered in response. (Listen, they don’t have massive student loans a billionaire can offer to pay off yet.)

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