Representative Sánchez Encourages Youth to Apply for Summer Scholarships, Job Opportunities

Representative Sánchez Encourages Youth to Apply for Summer Scholarships, Job Opportunities

Representative Sánchez Encourages Youth to Apply for Summer Scholarships, Job Opportunities

Opportunities include healthcare, policy, and more

BOSTON—Representative Sánchez invites youth and youth-serving organizations in the 15th Suffolk District to apply to summer scholarships, internships, and opportunities.

“Summer jobs are a great opportunity to expose students to new ideas and career paths,” Sánchez said after speaking to a group of local students. “I hope to see a vigorous effort to educate and employ the future leaders in our neighborhood.”

John S. Martinez (JSM) Leadership Scholarship: Offered by the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL), this scholarship is awarded to 11 Latino public high school students who reside in the district of a Hispanic state legislator.  The scholarship is awarded to students recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Each scholarship recipient will be awarded a one-time $3,000 grant towards their higher education in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements and leadership.
Deadline: Friday, March 18th, 2016
More Information: http://www.nhcsl.org/jsm-scholarship-program-2016.php

Meredith Cameron Youth Opportunity Internship: Offered by the New England Baptist Hospital, this paid internship program aims to provide high school and college students from the Mission Hill area with a meaningful summer employment experience. Over the course of 8-10 weeks, participating students will have the opportunity to become fully immersed in a single area of hospital operations, while gaining critical exposure to a variety of career paths within the health care field.
Deadline: Friday, April 15th, 2016
More Information: Internship Posting

Congressional Internship Program: Offered by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), promising Latino undergraduate students will experience what it’s like to work in a congressional office while participating in weekly professional and leadership development and civic engagement through community service. This is a paid summer internship that gives students the opportunity to spend a summer in Washington DC gaining real world experience.
Deadline: Friday, April 22nd, 2016
More Information: http://chci.org/programs/internships/

Please contact the Office of State Representative Jeffrey Sánchez with any questions or to post your own opportunities. The website jeffreysanchez.org/summerjobs will be updated periodically for a comprehensive list of job and scholarship opportunities for youth and students in Boston.

 

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