The San Antonio Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) is seeking volunteers, mentors, guest speakers, and summer internship opportunities for high-performing KIPP students. Accenture, a KIPP partner, supports the national network of more than 140 high-performing college preparatory public charter schools, as part of their Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative, which aims to equip 500,000 people worldwide by 2015 with the skills to get a job or build a business. As part of this commitment, Accenture has made an early commitment to provide a number of internship opportunities for KIPP students during the summer.
KIPP and Accenture created Future Focus, a college and career readiness program in nine cities across the US, now including San Antonio. Future Focus helps KIPP alumni identify careers of interest, build critical job skills and network with potential employers. The capstone of the program is summer internships for students with local organizations. Locally, the San Antonio Future Focus team is actively seeking internship hosts for outstanding students this summer.
San Antonio companies can find out more about KIPP and how to participate in this summer’s internship program by reaching out to Kacy Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org.