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Bank of America Student Leaders Program: Apply by January 29

Monday, January 25, 2016

Every year, through the Student Leaders® program, Bank of America helps connect community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. They’re awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits and participate in our annual Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D. C.

Student Leaders is part of Bank of America's ongoing commitment to preparing young people for a brighter future. If you or someone you know has a passion for improving the community, Bank of America will be accepting applications beginning November 2, 2015 through January 29, 2016.

Since its inception in 2005, the Bank of America Student Leaders Program has recognized more than 2,200 exemplary high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for improving their communities.  The program helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact in the community and helps develop them as the next generation of community leaders through two components:

  • A summer eight-week paid internship with a nonprofit organization selected by the bank. This internship is designed to provide opportunities for the students to develop and apply leadership skills through hands-on work experience, while raising their awareness of community issues addressed by their Host Organization. 
  • The week-long, all-expense paid Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 10-15, 2016. Conducted in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, the Summit introduces students to aspects of civic, social and business leadership and provides them with knowledge and skills they will use throughout their life to create positive community change.

Please help spread the word about the Bank of America Student Leaders Program. Students can apply for the program by going to Please note the application deadline is January 29, 2016.

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