The Youth Bridge Career Development program gives under-resourced East Bay youth a unique opportunity to explore real-life health care careers within a medical center environment; a close connection with a cohort of like-minded students, a paid summer stipend, and the expert guidance of a skilled mentor.
Youth Bridge Curriculum
The Youth Bridge curriculum includes:
- Nine-week career activities class
- Leadership development series
- Eight weeks of work with a mentor that typically continues with a paid summer internship throughout high school and college
- Community service opportunities that include presentations to other high school and middle school students on health related topics