During the pandemic, we are providing virtual Apprenticeships for 200 eighth graders, and virtual Launch+ to 40 ninth graders. In July 2020, City Summer Internship provided 37 young women with a paid virtual summer career internship. Watch for our applications for 2021 Launch+ and 2021 City Summer Internship.
volunteer mentor hours (thru 3/12/20)
eligible students who landed a summer job
Hear from Famata, an eighth grader at the Dearborn STEM Academy in Roxbury
What Students Learn
Skills for Success
Students practice self-presentation and communication skills in digital professional workplace settings.
Worksite mentors ignite a sense of purpose with authentic learning.
Dreams and Plans
Real world experiences broaden and inspire youth’s future career pathways.
“I’ve come across so many new things from the past 6 week such as learning about different types of jobs, real-estate uses, geo-coding and so much more! It helped me realized that as I get older work is going to be so much more than just a sheet of paper.”
—Daniel, Apprentice @ Patch Realty
“I learned the true value of being on time.”
—Isis, Apprentice @ Fresh Hair