For Birmingham youth 16 – 21 years old
The SEI Component of Kids & Jobs consists of an Executive Program and an Explorer Program. The Executive Program provides students from 16 to 21 years of age with a unique opportunity to establish a foundation for their career path. The Explorer Program provides students from 16 to 21 years of age with an introduction to the workforce and a chance to explore one of the various professions offered. Prior to placement in either program, the Division of Youth Services provides job training to help program participants sharpen their professional skills. The benefits of the SEI Program are unlimited. Students who qualify for the program are provided with valuable work experience and companies gain much needed summer help.
Executive Program and Explorer Program applicants must live in the City of Birmingham and be between 16 and 21 years of age. Applicants must meet specified GPA requirements.
|EXPLORER PROGRAM||EXECUTIVE PROGRAM|
|Participant Age||16 – 21 years old||16 – 21 years old|
|Internship Type||An introduction to the workforce and a chance to explore one of the pre-identified site||A unique opportunity to establish a foundation for your desired career path|
|Participation Criteria||Completed Explorer Program Application||Completed Executive Program Application|
|Official transcript verifying a 2.5 GPA||Official transcript verifying a 3.0 GPA|
|A current resume||A current resume|
|Two completed recommendation forms· School Official · Verification of Community Service or Extracurricular Activities||Two completed recommendation forms· School Official · Verification of Community Service or Extracurricular Activities|
|Applicants will have to complete an interview with DYS||Applicants will have to complete an interview with DYS|
Applications are available on-line at www.myfoxal.com. Applications will be accepted at the DYS office located at 1608 7th Avenue North in downtown Birmingham, April 4 – April 29, 2016, Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm. The deadline to return application packets to DYS is 5:00pm on April 29, 2016.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information, contact the Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services at (205) 320-0879.
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