for My Life's Purpose

GRAD is a summer internship program whose purpose is to propel under resourced youth into the workforce while providing them with the resources that inspire confidence and foster skills that will secure sustainable lifetime employment.  GRAD offers paid summer employment, mentoring, workshops, job preparation, life skills, character formation, and leadership development.

Student Internship

  • 20 hours per week for 6 to 8 weeks

  • Professional Development Workshops

  • Community Service

  • Mentoring


  • Character Formation

  • Job Readiness

  • Life Skills

  • ​Financial Literacy

  • Exploring Career Options


Each summer intern is offered with a responsible vetted adult who encourages, and supports them in making responsible choices in the workplace and in the challenges of everyday life.