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Lifespan's youth employment program is designed to promote career exploration and youth development. The program offers an 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 Rhode Island areas: 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.
Lifespan's Youth Employment Program
Do you have a question about our youth employment program?
Please contact Jocelyn Toribio at 401-444-8520.
You can also email your question to email@example.com.
Lifespan also offers:
The Lifespan Summer Youth Employment Program offers youth an opportunity to:
When? The program runs from June to August .
Requirements Youth must attend two pre-summer trainings.
Youth ages 16 to 19 (must be age 16 before April of the year in which summer employment will take place)
Residents of Providence, Aquidneck Island, or youth who possess a valid CNA license
Youth who have a willingness to learn
Youth interested in pursuing a career in health care
All the above criteria must be met for a youth to be eligible for the program.
Applications for the Lifespan Summer Youth Employment Program will be accepted starting November of each year. Applications must be filled out and submitted online.
Applications for summer 2020 are now open.
How to apply:
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Willie Borkai at 401-444-8490 or email at Willie.Borkai@lifespan.org.