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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Youth in Action

Name of Organization: Youth in Action
Address: 672 Broad Street, Providence RI
Description of the overall mission of this organization: "Youth In Action, a place where youth share their stories, practice leadership, and create change in their communities"
Ages of youth served: High School
Name of Mentor: Pegah Rahmainian
Hours worked: (number, days, times) I worked on a very flexible schedule. Usually Monday, Wednesday, Friday. 1:00- 6:00.
Description of your role and duties: (include administrative or hands-on or both) Worked on Batchbook for administration. I worked with education and then CORE. A lot of hands on, getting to know the youth. Talking & sharing stoires.
Description of the culture of the place (how many people in the office, dress code, communication style) The culture of the place is awesome. There are usually about between 3-6 adult staff in the office at a time, and youth come and go as the day goes on. The dress code is casual, and the staff are friendly and nice and very easy to talk to.
Additional Requirements: (travel, etc) Youth in Action is not far from campus, but there is no parking lot. There is street parking available right around where the building is located.
Special notes on process of getting this internship: The process was easy! After our YDEV class visited the space, I talked to Lindsay to set up an appointment/interview. I had a sit down interview with Lindsay and Pegah who is the Executive Director and then set up a schedule of availability.
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What three TAGS would you use to label this internship?
teenagers, administrative, mentoring, hands-on, afterschool, leadership,

Your name: Kate McCaughey
Your cohort: 3
Your email address if others can contact you:

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