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Meet the 2021 Littles as Interns!

This summer, 12 Littles participated in the BBBSKC Internship Program! This program places Littles in internships with Kansas City-based minority, women, and LGBTQ-owned businesses. Meet these 12 outstanding Littles below!

CASH

Interning at Rx Savings Solutions

What are your career interests?

"I want to start my own clothing line and graphic design company. I am also interested in construction and building cars."

What does your Big mean to you?

"My Big Brother Joe is great. He has supported me by showing up for me for several years now. He is caring and fun and I have really enjoyed having Joe be a part of my life."

 

CHASE

Interning at Rx Savings Solutions

What are your career interests?

"I like chemical engineering because it involves chemistry and science and I feel like that speaks to me on a personal and intellectual level."

What does your Big mean to you?

"My Big Brother Shane is awesome. Being a Little and being paired up with Shane has been life-changing, and I've learned a few skills as well."

 

DAMON

Interning at 2020 Fit

What are your career interests?

"I would like to expand my knowledge in business. I would also like to gain professional experience in the business world."

What does your Big mean to you?

"My Big is phenomenal. James is a great family man and friend. James is very supportive of my goals and does all he can to help me see them through."

 

DEANDRE

Interning at Cherry

What are your career interests?

"My top career interest is theatre because it has always been a passion of mine and I love the acting industry."

What does your Big mean to you?

"Haden and I were matched last year and we are pretty close. Hanging out with him is fun because he tries to learn more about me every time."

 

DERRELL

Interning at Perspective Consulting

What are your career interests?

"I want to be a lawyer and involved in politics. I have some interest in business law and I want to start my own practice."

What does your Big mean to you?

"I absolutely love my Big Brother Sean. He is so supportive of everything that I do. I know that I can go to him with anything and he will be there for me as best as he can."

 

KAMIRRAH

Interning at Hello Big Idea

What are your career interests?

"I am interested in healthcare and childcare and would love to find a role that includes both."

What does your Big mean to you?

"My Big Sister Tiffany is so kind and a good mother. When I am with Tiffany it takes my mind off things."

 

KIMORI

Interning at SEED Law

What are your career interests?

"I am interested in law so I can become an attorney for those who are wrongfully convicted. I am also interested in becoming an entrepreneur so I can own my own business and make an impact with my brand in my community."

What does your Big mean to you?

"My Big Couple Megan and Ryan are amazing people. The love we all have for each other is infinite and I wouldn't trade them for the world. I’m so glad the universe brought us together."

 

MEKHIYA

Interning at Fresh Factory KC

What are your career interests?

"I would love to become a social worker when I graduate college — I’ve always pictured working in a hospital. I want to help people and social work is the way for me."

What does your Big mean to you?

"I was matched with my Big Sister Tyjaun in 2019, and I would say that we hit it off from the beginning. It's nice to always have someone there to hang out with and at the same time a mentor that you can go to for advice."

 

PRESTON

Interning at Ruby Jean's Juicery

What are your career interests?

"I want to go into Wholesale Real Estate - Commercial & Residential. I'm looking forward to learning from people in that field of work."

What does your Big mean to you?

"My Big Brother TJ is awesome. We have been matched for 6 years and he has really been a true brother to me and has helped me in so many ways. I am looking forward to our friendship to continue to evolve as I get older."

 

PRINCESS

Interning at Stellar Image Studios

What are your career interests?

"I want to do something that involves and helps children and/or animals."

What does your Big mean to you?

"My Big Sister Helen is an amazing person — I really don't know what I would do without her. I cannot say enough good things about her. She's an amazing person and an amazing Big."

 

TESSA

Interning at Parrish and Sons Construction

What are your career interests?

"I plan to get my bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. Eventually, I want to create my own inventions and bring them to life."

What does your Big mean to you?

"My Big Sister Hannah has definitely been a rock for me, especially when family members have struggled with health challenges. Hannah is a good person I can go to if I need anything and is always there for me and gives the best sisterly advice."

 

TYRA

Interning at Parrish and Sons Construction

What are your career interests?

"I am interested in going into education."

What does your Big mean to you?

"My Big Sister Kayla is awesome. She has helped me with homework and life and relationships and much more. She has helped me become a better person."

 

 

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