Posted on January 26, 2022
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2019 Scholar Leaders Haley Kang and Ashwin Soitkar of Ventura County with Michelle Yee, Ventura/Santa Barbara Financial institution of America market govt at management confab in Washington, D.C. (Courtesy photograph)
Santa Barbara highschool juniors and seniors have till Friday, Jan. 28 to finish their 2022 utility for Financial institution of America’s Scholar Leaders program.
The Financial institution of America Scholar Chief program is supposed to provide community-minded younger adults abilities to achieve success within the workforce via paid summer season internships at native nonprofits. It’s a part of Financial institution of America’s funding in youth and younger adults to assist them receive work and management expertise.
Final summer season, two Ventura County based mostly college students, Brooke Nind from Westlake Excessive College and Brianna Sanchez from Nordhoff Excessive College , orked with Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County.
“Financial institution of America stays dedicated to supporting younger adults by connecting them to jobs, neighborhood engagement alternatives and management improvement,” mentioned Midge Campbell-Thomas, president, Financial institution of America Ventura and Santa Barbara.
“We acknowledge younger adults are the way forward for our neighborhood, which is why applications like Scholar Leaders are a method we are able to present paid alternatives for college students to realize job expertise whereas creating a various pipeline of expertise as they enter the native workforce,” she mentioned.
To turn into a Scholar Chief, one should:
At present be a junior or senior in highschool.
Be capable of take part in an eight‐week paid internship at an area nonprofit/charitable group and work 35 hours per week.
Be legally licensed to work within the U.S. with out sponsorship via the top of September 2022.
Be capable of take part in per week‐lengthy Scholar Management Summit in Washington, DC (July 25-30) (All bills paid as a part of Scholar Leaders. This week will likely be a part of the eight-week expertise.
Be a pupil in good standing at your college.
Not be a member of the family of a Financial institution of America worker.
In-person occasions will likely be consistent with native and nationwide tips round gatherings and journey and could also be topic to vary.
Since 2004, Scholar Leaders has been a part of the financial institution’s dedication to youth employment and financial mobility. By way of the Scholar Leaders program, Financial institution of America yearly connects greater than 300 community-minded highschool juniors and seniors from almost 100 communities to employment, abilities improvement and repair.
Click on right here for often requested questions on the Scholar Leaders Program.