United Way Suncoast and CareerEdge have partnered to create a college savings/ work experience program for low income high school students in Sarasota County. Employers who hire a paid intern can receive up to $1000 in reimbursement and the students get a valuable career experience. Students also are involved in a college saving program which gives them financial awareness and the ability to start saving for college. Read more about Career Quest in the United Way Suncoast newsletter, here. View the Boys & Girls Club article in their newsletter, here.
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