Youth Summer Jobs and Scholarships


Representative Sánchez invites youth and youth-serving organizations to apply to summer scholarships, internships, and opportunities. This page will seek to serve as a hub for all opportunities. To learn more about an opportunity, or to post your own, contact the Representative at


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
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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
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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
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Boston University Upward Bound: Awarded to 86 ninth and tenth grade BPS students, Upward Bound is a 6-week program where students reside at Boston University and receive free academic instruction, tutoring, social enrichment and personal support. Activities include field trips and access to Boston University’s wealth of resources.
Deadline: Friday, April 15th, 2016
More Information: Email Reggie Jean (


City of Boston Summer Youth Employment (SuccessLink): Run through the City of Boston Center for Youth and Families, SuccessLink is a brand new way to get connected to resources and opportunities AND apply for summer jobs for the city of Boston.
Deadline: Friday, March 25th, 2016
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ABCD SummerWorks: SummerWorks provides nearly 1,000 Boston youth with a summer job within one of 164 partner worksites throughout the city. It is more than a summer job. Participants receive guidance, work readiness and life skills training to learn about resume writing, financial education, conflict resolution and workplace etiquette.
Deadline: Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Wentworth Institute of Technology Scholarships: Wentworth is a technical and engineering college offering 19 bachelor's degree programs in various fields. It offers a scholarship is for any Fenway and Mission Hill resident that attends Wentworth.
Deadline: Rolling. Student must apply to Wentworth.
More Information: Contact Johanna Sena, Community Relations Liaison, or Wentworth Admissions Office.