Kansas City, eh? I’ve never heard of anything coming out of Kansas.” Unless they were from the Midwest, most of the people I met during the SXSW EDU Conference were surprised to learn that Kansas City was anything more than a “cattle town.” And despite the triumphs of our city, I too came into the
For the third year running, KC Social Innovation is offering financial sponsorship for student interns within nonprofit organizations as a way to boost talent, increase organizational capacity and extend real-world learning to high school and college students interested in impact-based social and civic careers. Today, on behalf of Hire KC, the Innovation Center announces an
Are you gearing up for summer 2019 and beyond? Are you attracting local talent? We can connect you to thousands of students and schools all over the metro area. So, the question is – are you ready to bring diverse, youthful energy into your business? Let’s do this, Kansas City!
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