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Boys & Girls Club Offers Summer Internships For Teens


Last updated 7/16/2018 at 4:23pm

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is operating an internship program for its teenagers this summer that sends them out into the community to work alongside grownups doing real jobs.

“The whole idea is to give them an experiential learning opportunity,” said the club’s Teen Services Director, Travis Hayes, “to give them the chance to use their analytical skills and reflections to apply ideas gained in a workplace to their classroom learning.”

That, he said, will better equip them to someday pick a field of interest and make a success.

It’s a modest start this summer – there...

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