Bank of America Announces Open Enrollment for 2020 Student Leaders® Program
High School Juniors and Seniors in Central Texas Encouraged to Apply by January 31 Deadline
DALLAS-FORT WORTH — It’s open enrollment period for applications to the Bank of America 2020 Student Leaders program. The Student Leaders program is part of the bank’s ongoing commitment to recognize youth who lead and serve in their communities and beyond by connecting them with the tools and resources that will help them make communities better. Each year, the program awards paid internships to high school juniors and seniors at a local nonprofit organization, and participation in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C.
The application for the 2020 Student Leaders program is available now through January 31, 2020. To become a Student Leader, students must:
· Currently be a junior or senior in high school
· Be a student in good standing at their school
· Be able to participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization and work 35 hours per week
· Be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship through the end of September 2020
· Be able to participate in an all-expenses paid week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (July 13 – July 18, 2020) as part of their eight-week experience
· Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator
o Students should contact their recommender as soon as possible to provide them with the requirements listed at the end of the application. Students will need to upload the letter no later than the application deadline of January 31, 2020.
Prospective Student Leaders can apply online at www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders.
“The Student Leaders program provides promising young people with leadership skills and meaningful workforce experience,” said Jennifer Chandler, Dallas market president, Bank of America.
“By investing in more diverse leadership that includes young people, we’re further demonstrating our commitment to responsible growth because we know this helps advance economic mobility,” added Mike Pavell, Fort Worth market president, Bank of America.
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