The ACES Database is a resource for ACES Bigs, Littles, and parents to discover future-focused resources
and opportunities from BBBSKC and community partners.
Use the links below to meet your academic, personal, and professional goals.
Jobs and Internships
QuikTrip is hiring! Applicants for QuikTrip must be at least 16 years old. ACES students, if you apply to QT, please email your case manager and Chandra Clark at email@example.com when you apply.
KFC is now partnering with ACES to offer job opportunities to our students. Applicants must be at least 16 years old age to be a team member and 18 years old to be a manager. Apply online at the link below or text KFCJOBS to 97211 to jump start your next career move! Please email your case manager and Chandra Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org when you apply.
Give Back is fortunate to have the support of Peter & Veronica Mallouk, whose generous $3 million donation launched the program in Kansas, Give Back’s first publicly funded state. Learn more at the link below!
Show Me KC Schools is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help KCMO families make well-informed decisions about their students’ education by providing vital information about the school options available. They’ve grown to offer a variety of programs, including a city-wide school fair and school tours. To learn more about Show Me KC Schools visit the link below. To learn about their new SchoolAppKC for charter school applications, visit www.schoolappkc.org.
ACES College Students: Apex Energy Solutions is seeking interns for sales positions. If interested, please contact your case manager for application information.
The Academy is a 4-week summer program that runs from June 17-July 12 for high school-aged women who are in 10-12 grade and who are 16-18 years old. The Academy program allows participants to explore an area of interest through mentorship, visit KC neighborhoods and landmarks, learn from and with women entrepreneurs and leaders, and work together to explore social and community issues. For more information about how to apply, click the link below. The deadline to apply is December 30. For more information about American Daughters, visit https://www.americandaughters.org/who-we-are-1/.
Check out the College Coaching Network for resources for college scholarship planning at www.collegecoachingnetwork.com. The CCN offers an ACT tracking system, a college roadmap system, essay writing & scholarship training, and more! Please mention that you are a student enrolled in BBBSKC to receive access to their services for FREE.
The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation created Dell Scholars to recognize and assist an underserved population—students in the academic middle from low-income households who are often among the first in their families to attend college. All Dell Scholars have overcome significant personal challenges in their pursuit of higher education. The financial award helps students with various education expenses; but, most importantly, the program is more than just a check: Dell Scholars is a college completion program that provides students with key supports they need to obtain a college degree.
This position runs from mid-July 2019 through the end of May 2020. This position will be housed in a Kansas City Public School, helping students who need extra support stay on track by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching, and encouraging student engagement to promote a positive school climate. For more information and to apply, click the link below. The deadline to apply is January 25, 2019.
Applications for the ACES ACCESS internship program will open in December. High school seniors and college students – Don’t miss this opportunity to be selected for one of 10 specially selected and developed summer internship slots! ACES ACCESS is designed to provide students with the resources to be successful in today’s job market. Students who are selected to be part of ACES ACCESS will:
Build their personal brand
Network with top female and minority-led business leaders
Gain real world knowledge and resume building work experience
If interested, please contact your case manager for a link to the application.
Princeton Prize in Race Relations
December 6, 2018 to January 31, 2019
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations is accepting applications. The PPRR recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive impact through volunteerism on race relations in their schools or communities. Prize recipients receive a cash award of $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid weekend to a national symposium on race at Princeton University. Students must secure a letter of recommendation as part of the application process. Student applications are due by Jan. 31, 2019.