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Designing Inclusive Art Experiences

Designing Inclusive Art Experiences

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,

UMKC Student Interns for KC Aviation Department

by Vinh Pham on July 25, 2018 Greetings! My name is Vinh Pham, and I am a recent graduate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. I was also a member of the UMKC’s Men’s Tennis team during my time there and we ended up winning the Western Athletic Conference tournament my senior year. From UMKC,

K-State Student Interns With the American Jazz Museum

Pictured above Cameron Story, supervisor (left) and Kenneth Wilson, intern (right). by Kenneth Wilson Jr. on July 17, 2018 In my final year at Kansas State University studying Digital and Experimental Media, I aspire to either work as a web designer, graphic designer, or work in creative marketing and have begun to seek both professional

Student Finds Hope During BNIM Internship

by Sierra O’Neal on July 10, 2018 This summer I discovered new hope through the Hire KC Youth internship program. I dropped everything to seize the opportunity once extended. I found out about Hire KC through my sibling who had interned with the program the previous year. I was offered a wonderful opportunity through Hire

The Power of Stage Fright

By Harper Truog | July 6, 2018 I am an aspiring writer going into my second year at the University of Iowa.  Writing is not my only passion; I love drawing, painting, and singing. My mom told me about Hire KC; through that insight, today fortunately, my internship with the Kansas City Young Audiences allows

*NEW* Paid Internships

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The Map Expert

by Eleanor Nash | College-bound Eleanor Nash was an intern in the KCMO City Manager’s Office working on the Digital Equity Strategic Plan with Rick Usher, Assistant City Manager, and Noah Yener, fellow Hire KC Youth intern; over the course eight weeks, Eleanor and Noah worked on projects under Mr. Usher’s supervision and engaged in

Park University Student Interns at United Inner City Services

By Ericka Trotter | I am a recent graduate from UMKC-School of Nursing and Health Sciences. I will be attending Park University this fall for my Master of Science in Health Care Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management. My career goal is to be a Medical and Health Service Manager of a pediatric

Teamwork at KC Convention Center

By Courtney Crisafulli | I earned my Associate of Arts degree from Maple Woods Community College. I am currently a junior at Northwest Missouri State University pursuing a double major in Business Management and Marketing. Hire KC gave me the opportunity to intern for the Kansas City Convention Center & Entertainment Facilities, specifically in the