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ACES Database

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.

City Year Kansas City (for post-secondary Littles)

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City Year Kansas City is hiring! City Year Kansas City is an education-based non profit organization that is currently hiring AmeriCorps members for the 2019-2020 school year. The City Year AmeriCorps member role is complex and challenging, as AmeriCorps members serve full-time in high-need schools to help students build social-emotional and academic skills needed to graduate on time. The responsibilities of the role range from leading after school programs and fostering students’ positive belief in themselves to using data and analytics to build individualized success plans for students.

For more information about how to apply, click the button below to get in touch with a City Year recruiter. The next deadline to apply is June 14th.

Aramark Job Opening

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For 18 years and older: Aramark currently has immediate openings for a general utility worker. If you are interested in applying, please reach out to Chandra Clark at Chandra@bbbskc.org.

Free Invitation to Turner Boxing Academy

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Cam Awesome, a professional boxer who is a supporter of BBBSKC, has extended an invitation to all Bigs and Littles in KC to come down to his boxing gym at no charge. Any age is welcome to participate. Matches don't need to spar or fight — they can come in to work out during gym hours for free. BBBS matches would need to have permission slips signed and show proof with their medical card. Please email Steven Coleman at Steven@bbbskc.org to receive the permission slip. Turner Boxing Academy is located at 831 S 55th St. Kansas City, Kansas.

Resume and Cover Letter Tips from Harvard

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Here is a great resource from Harvard University’s Office of Career Services to help you perfect your resume and cover letter!

uBreakiFix Hiring

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uBreakiFix powered by Phone Medic is hiring! Qualifying candidates should have a high school diploma and have a passion for working in technology. If you are interested, please email Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org.

Shamrock Trading is Hiring

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Shamrock Trading Corporation is hiring! They are looking for top-performing sales staff, entry-level sales and entry-level financial operations, accounting, IT/Developers, etc. These positions are open to college graduates, and they would also love to connect with students who will be graduating in Dec. 2019.

KC STEM Alliance

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KC STEM Alliance is a nonprofit collaborative network of educators, businesses and related organizations working to inspire interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math with the mission of generating a robust workforce of related professionals for the greater Kansas City region. Interested in attending an event hosted by KC STEM Alliance? Check out their website for more information on events and opportunities.

UPS Hiring

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Qualifying candidates should be at least 17 years of age — a high school diploma is not required. UPS provides tuition assistance up to $5,250 annually. If you are interested, please email Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org.

Nonprofit Internships

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Check out Nonprofit Connect's website for internships and volunteer opportunities in the nonprofit sector.

Kendra Scott Job Openings

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Kendra Scott Country Club Plaza is hiring part time sales associates. Interested individuals age 18 and older are encouraged to apply. Please email alyson.jacobsmeyer@kendrascott.com for more information.

FAFSA Frenzy Events at Metropolitan Community College

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You're invited to FAFSA Frenzy Events at Metropolitan Community College! FAFSA Frenzy events provide free assistance by Financial Aid Administrators and volunteers to help thousands of students and parents complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year. See the attached schedule for more information.

The Mayor Sly James - He's For Change Internship

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The Mayor Sly James – He’s for Change Intern will provide assistance to the programs of the Women’s Foundation including the Appointments Project™, as well as other aspects of nonprofit administration. This position provides students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in nonprofit operations with a focus on promoting leadership and philanthropic education for women of all ages. Interns may be required to work after hours to staff special events or activities. See the attached document for a full job description. Interested applicants should email Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org once they apply.

Freightquote

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Freightquote is now hiring for various internship positions. As one of the largest third party logistics (3PL) providers, Freightquote helps people around the world get the products they need, when they need them. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, and are energized by solving challenging problems and owning your success, check out the attached job description. For more information about internship opportunities, contact Emily Green at Emily.Green@freightquote.com. Interested applicants should email Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org once they apply.

Black Achievers of Greater Kansas City

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The Black Achievers Society awards scholarships to area high school students each year. This year we are proud to announce the availability of several $1,000 scholarships for African American graduating seniors with a cumulative 3.7 or higher grade point average. Students must attend a high school in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area to be eligible. Schools may nominate students who best meet the following scholarship criteria: academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community/civic involvement, and financial need. See the attached document for more information and the application. Applications are due to the Scholarship Selection Committee no later than Friday, November 8, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Ray Christopher (816) 488-4214 or rchristopher@kcnsc.doe.gov.

The Scholarship System

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Looking for a quick list of places you can look for scholarships? With over 100 places to look, The Scholarship System makes sure that no rock is left unturned, covering academic sources, local organizations, national providers, and more. They also include a list of the best scholarship search engines and which ones you want to avoid!

Skills to Succeed Academy

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Skills to Succeed Academy is a free, online learning program for 16 to 24 year-old jobseekers. The program provides realistic, relevant, and engaging content through interactive exercises so that jobseekers can build their skills and confidence to make career choices, find a job and keep it. To get started, visit s2sacademy.org and select Learner Registration. You need a valid email address to get started. Use ACCESS CODE: 04BBkc to complete your learner registration and create an account. Once your account is created, you can access learning modules and track your progress.

Not sure where to start? Take the online assessment to create your own personalized learning path.

Eliot S. Berkley Award

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The Eliot S. Berkley Award is a scholarship available to currently enrolled juniors or seniors at Kansas City-area high schools who have demonstrated superior academic interest and competence in international studies. The award includes a $500 scholarship. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019. Please see website for details.

Missouri Intern Connect

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Missouri Intern Connect is a new online resource for students seeking internships across the state of Missouri. Missouri Intern Connect makes it easy for you to find internship opportunities — and for internship opportunities to find you. Sign up today to create your profile and search for internships based on your region and interests.

Gucci Changemakers Scholarship Program

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The Gucci Changemakers Scholarship Program is seeking applications for diverse graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled undergraduate students attending an accredited four-year college or university in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree within North America. The scholarships are based on unmet financial need. The award will be for up to $20,000 per year. Students will be able to reapply each year they are eligible. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, December 31st, 2019.

Internships with Kansas City Royals

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The Kansas City Royals Trainee Program is designed for applicants interested in the sports and entertainment industry, particularly professional sports. The Royals are seeking applicants with various backgrounds, educations, and experiences to create a valuable community of learning opportunities from front office staff as well as from one another. The Trainee Program intends to cultivate a network of young professionals dedicated to developing their career and supporting the careers of those around them. The Trainee positions take place only within the 2020 season, and there should not be an expectation of full-time employment upon its conclusion.

LaunchPad Scholars

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The UMKC Bloch LaunchPad Scholars program offers an opportunity to build your skills and personalize your education while taking full advantage of the university's location, right in the heart of a growing and dynamic business region. We are Kansas City’s Business School and our program is supported by community partners who are committed to helping you bring it all together. Students can receive scholarship dollars that can be renewed each year if the student follows protocols for internships, professional development, and other engagement opportunities.

Cherry Apparel Internship

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Cherry Apparel is accepting applications to fill two internships, Administrative Assistant & Graphic Design, next semester. Academic credit will be provided. Contact Chandra Clark at Chandra@bbbskc.org if interested.

KC Scholars & Honeywell Scholarship Night

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Save the Date! The KC Scholars - Honeywell Scholarship Night at BBBSKC is Thursday, January 9th, 2020. More info to follow!

The Great College Essay Project

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November 9, 2019

On Saturday, November 9, Barkley is hosting the Kansas City event for the Great College Essay Project, a nationwide initiative from 826 National and Reach Higher to connect high school students in underserved communities across the United States to crucial college essay support. The goal: Every student walks out with a first draft of their personal statement to be used for college essay and scholarship applications.

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