Student Leaders eligibility criteria

As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs.

To become a Student Leader, you must:

  • Currently be a junior or senior in high school
  • Be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization and work 35 hours a week
  • Be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship through the end of September 2019
  • Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, DC (Summer 2019 — check back for dates) (All expenses paid. This week will be part of your 8-week experience.)
  • Be a student in good standing at your school
  • Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator

Please note, Bank of America employees or members of their family are not eligible for nomination. Family members include: spouse or domestic partner, child (including by adoption), parent, grandparent, grandchild, cousin, aunt, uncle, sibling, niece, nephew, parent-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law of the employee or the employee's spouse or domestic partner, as well as all step relationships.

Where the Student Leader program operates:

ATLANTA
AUSTIN
BALTIMORE
BOSTON
CHARLOTTE
CHICAGO
DALLAS/FORT WORTH
DELAWARE
DENVER
DETROIT
EAST BAY/SAN FRANCISCO
FORT LAUDERDALE
GREATER WASHINGTON DC/VA/MD
HAMPTON ROADS
HARTFORD
HOUSTON
JACKSONVILLE
KANSAS CITY
LAS VEGAS
LONG ISLAND
LOS ANGELES
MIAMI
MINNEAPOLIS ST PAUL
NASHVILLE
NEW JERSEY
NEW YORK CITY
OHIO
ORANGE COUNTY
ORLANDO
PHILADELPHIA
PHOENIX
PORTLAND/VANCOUVER
PROVIDENCE
RICHMOND
RIVERSIDE (INLAND EMPIRE)
SACRAMENTO
SAN ANTONIO
SAN DIEGO
SEATTLE - TACOMA
SILICON VALLEY
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT
ST. LOUIS
TAMPA BAY
TRIANGLE
WEST PALM BEACH


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