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LaunchPath Opens to Students on April 12th!

LaunchPath Opens to Students on April 12th!

LaunchPath Opens to Students on April 12th!

Starting on April 12, 2019 – Hire KC’s new LaunchPath will open to students!  What is LaunchPath? This is our new job board for summer jobs and internships – but it does so much more! Yes, we’re pretty excited about it! What does this mean to you? If you’re in high school – you’ll receive

Hire KC Hosts Inaugural Internship Summit on February 26, 2019

On Tuesday, February 26th, roughly 400 high school and college students descended upon the Mohart Center for Hire KC’s first-ever Internship Summit. Hire KC – the signature youth employment program started by Mayor Sly James, hosted the event for tons of students and more than 35 great employers. It was an opportunity for juniors and

Nonprofit Internship Program 2019 – call for applications!

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

Recruit interns today for Summer 2019!

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!

Internship Leads to Job in Mayor’s Office

A successful summer internship turned into a part-time job for Luan L. inside Kansas City, Missouri Office of the Mayor.  Luan, a student at Park University, was interested in learning about the racial issues facing Kansas City, and wanted to know how local government works to create social and economic change.  Luan spent his summer

Mayor James Hires High School Student for Internship

By Christopher P. My name is Christopher, and I am going to be a senior at Rockhurst High School this fall. I discovered Hire KC Kansas City internships through promotional emails that I received, and am very glad that I did. I am the communications intern at the Mayor’s Office of Kansas City, and my

We Connected 297 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