Lifespan's youth employment program is designed to promote career exploration and youth development. The program offers a eight-week paid summer employment experience at a Lifespan hospital or Lifespan Corporate Services to teens 16 to 19 years old. Eligible youth must reside in selected areas: South Providence, Mount Hope and Newport.
Teens are placed in a wide variety of departments throughout Lifespan, including:
When they graduate in August, our summer employees take with them a wealth of personal and professional experience. Some youth even gain permanent employment. Lifespan also stays in contact with the teens beyond the summer to continue career counseling.
The Lifespan Summer Youth Employment Program offers youth an opportunity to:
The program runs from June 2013 to August 2013.
Youth must attend two pre-summer trainings.
Youth ages 16 to 19 (must be age 16 before April 2013)
Residents in zip codes 02903, 02905, 02907, 02908, and 02909 (in Providence), the Mount Hope area of Providence, residents of Aquidneck Island, OR youth who attend the RI Nursing Institute (RINI).
Youth who have a willingness to learn
Youth wishing to get help interested in pursuing a career in health care
All of the above criteria must be met for a youth to be eligible for the program.
Applications for the 2013 Lifespan Summer Youth Employment Program are now being accepted. Applications must be filled out and submitted online.
NOTE: The 2013 application deadline has been extended for youths who reside in Aquidneck Island ONLY. Applications are now closed for all other areas.
How to apply :
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Kelly Estes at 401-793-3983 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.