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Internship Leads to Job in Mayor’s Office

Internship Leads to Job in Mayor’s Office

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 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

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

Turning the Page to New Experiences

By Kailey Mgrdichian | I discovered Hire KC Youth from my school counselor’s email blast. I signed up, completed the badges, and attended the job fair with a hammering heart. I landed an internship position at Turn the Page KC, a nonprofit grade level reading initiative. I’m currently a high school senior at Liberty North

Lessons at Lunch

Submitted By Jonathan Winston | I’m currently an intern with the good people of Folk Alliance International.  On the job, I’m regularly helping other coworkers with their tasks as I respond swiftly and diligently to daily tasks, which can be anything from mailing letters to potential donors to organizing excel spreadsheets.  I have two direct

Off the Ground & Running

Submitted By Rapulu Okolo | Hire KC Youth is a citywide initiative dedicated to unlocking opportunity and connecting youth to future careers in Kansas City. The mission is to improve the social and economic outcomes of the region’s youth by attracting, aligning, and investing resources in coordinated, next-generation youth workforce programs. For the internship aspect