Summer Job Opportunities

The Lincoln YMCA currently has openings for summer/seasonal lifeguards and swim instructors and summer childcare staff. Both job listings require applicants to have previous experience working with youth and being at least 16 years of age. Complimentary Y membership is available to qualified staff members. Apply online at www.ymcalincolnjobs.org

Goodwill is hiring part-time retail team members at a starting wage of $7.50 with experience and/or education. Must have accurate cash handling skills. The Computer Electronics location is seeking qualified applicants who are comfortable using Windows XP and having experience with basic hardware and general software installation. Apply online at www.lincolngoodwill.org. Applications must be completed prior to attending group interviews on Wednesdays at 10 am.

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Lincoln Area Spring College Fair

The Lincoln Area Spring College Fair will be held on April 14th at SCC’s Lincoln Campus from 1 to 3 pm. Register for a barcode at NebraskaCollegeFairs.org. Print the barcode and take it to the College Fair. College reps will scan your barcode – saving you from completing college interest forms.  Check out the list of participating colleges and Questions to Ask at a College Fair.

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Smithsonian Latino Center’s Young Ambassadors Program

The Smithsonian Latino Center’s Young Ambassadors Program (YAP) fosters the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution and its resources. YAP a college preparatory and leadership program encourages graduating high school seniors to explore a wide range of academic and career opportunities through the lens of the Latino experience.

Up to 24 students are selected for an all-expense paid, interdisciplinary training seminar in Washington, D.C., and a four-week paid internship in a museum and cultural institution in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, including Smithsonian-affiliated organizations.

 Those selected to participate have demonstrated an interest in and commitment to the arts, sciences, or humanities as it pertains to Latino communities and cultures. Through this program, Latino youth are empowered to develop leadership and academic skills and foster pride in their own cultural heritage.

family Eligibility & Qualifications
Admission is competitive. To be eligible for the program, you must:
1. Be a high school senior graduating in 2013
2. Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application
3. Have a minimum weighted cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale
4. Be fluent in English
5. Commit to participate in the one-week training seminar at the Smithsonian Institution and complete a four-week summer internship
6. Be enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited community college, college, or university (enrollment will be verified for the Fall 2013).
The application guide can be found here: Application.
 
Deadline is April 12, 2013