Friday, February 20, 2015

Paid Smithsonian Leadership Program

Paid Smithsonian Leadership Program

Celebrating 10 years

Watch the program in action. Young Ambassadors Program Promotional Video

Gain professional experience, network with Latino leaders, hone your leadership skills, and get involved in your community this summer with a paid internship. Apply to the Young Ambassadors Program! #SLCYAP2015

Who? Graduating high school seniors with a commitment to the arts, sciences, or humanities as it pertains to Latino communities

What? Week-long, all-expenses paid training and leadership seminar and a four-week internship with a $2,000 program stipend

Where? Washington D.C. and internships in 19 cities across the U.S. and Puerto Rico

When? June 21-July 31, 2015

Why? Opportunity to explore various career paths, embrace your own cultural heritage, and gain practical and leadership skills and intellectual growth

Application deadline: April 6, 2015

For more information, to view the promotional video, and to apply visit:

Press Release: 2015 Young Ambassadors Program Application Press Release

For questions: Email

“I was able to learn, laugh, and create with some of the most amazing Latino students from around the nation. Thank you, YAP.” 2014 Young Ambassador

The Smithsonian Latino Center gratefully acknowledges major and continued program support from Ford Motor Company Fund.