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We Connected 256 Students to Internships in 2018!

We Connected 256 Students to Internships in 2018!

We Connected 256 Students to Internships in 2018!

Hire KC unleashed eager interns across a a variety of nonprofit organizations, municipal agencies and area businesses this summer.  All in all, the 2018 Hire KC initiative connected 297 young people to internships and work-based experiences. Kansas City area high school and college students found themselves designing puppets at the Mesner Puppet Theater, working in

American Jazz Museum Intern Helps Tell Story of a Legacy

By Cordell P. Hello, Kansas City! My name is Cordell Parham, and I am about to start a new journey at the Kansas City Art Institute. I have a passion for music and an extreme love of art. Often in my own illustration work, I combine the two. I discovered Hire KC Youth while looking

Working Together Drives Success at KCPT

Hello, friends! My name is Ju-Young Morimoto. I am a senior in high school (whoop whoop) at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy. I am a dual-enrollment student taking classes at Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City (MCCKC) Penn Valley through the program, Early College Academy. I haven’t set my eyes on a single college yet, but

Helping a City

by Miranda Watson I’m a passionate, reserved, unique, admirable, lover of KC Gates barbecue, music and movies. I like to act and perform and have been in a gospel choir, and an Ebony Theatre Play as one of the leading roles, Anjee in Not Without Laughter. I’m a Christian, and occasional basketball player who likes

Designing Inclusive Art Experiences

by Anabeth Laaker Currently, I’m the education intern at Mesner Puppet Theatre. I assist the education director, Alex Espy, by teaching the summer camps, and working with pre-K to 6th grade (but camps are available for all ages!). In the fall, I’ll be starting at UMKC majoring in history. Teaching Tiny Humans On my first

Creative Teamwork Spurs Originality

by Kyle Zell I am currently a high school student and I am looking forward to applying to art school in two years. My interests revolve around design, illustration, sewing, sculpting, and animation and I want to go into a career involving those. I discovered Hire KC through my current position at Mesner Puppet Theater,