2019 WPY Summer Internship Program
Preparation for our Summer Internship Program is underway! There are over 60 positions available at 20 employer hosts, in exciting fields ranging from education to biomedical research. Students have submitted applications and are being screened by WPY staff. After a long interview and matching process, students will begin 6-week paid internships in July, and will also participate in a series of job skills workshops. For more information visit our WPY Summer Internship Website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Mental Health Awareness Event
May 25, 2019, 12:00-4:00 pm at the Waltham Common and Government Center -
In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, Ivy Watts, Founder of Beautifully Simply You, and Waltham Partnership for Youth are excited to announce the first annual Mental Health Awareness Event on May 25, 2019 from 12-4 PM (Rain Date May 26, 2019 12-4 PM). For information on the activities, or to volunteer, sponsor the event, or host an exhibitor table, visit our Mental Health Awareness Event Website or contact Ivy Watts at email@example.com.
WPY Coalition Showcase and Awards Ceremony
June 12, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm at the Waltham Boys and Girls Club - Come celebrate and honor those who are committed to the health and well-being of Waltham youth and families, and learn about all of the amazing work being done by the WPY Trailblazers, the youth arm of the WPY Coalition. This event is free and open to the public. Dinner will be served, so please be sure to RSVP here. To learn more about the Community Leadership Award categories and nominate a student or adult for an award, please click here. Nominations are due Friday, May 24th, 2019.
Are you interested in supporting a culture of mental health and wellness, free from substance misuse, and advocating for a safe, just environment where young people can thrive? If so, please consider joining the WPY Coalition. Meetings will resume in the fall, but in the meantime join us at this year’s ceremony or check out the WPY Coalition Website to learn more!
Recent News & Events
WPY’s Annual Linking Education and Business Breakfast
April 11, 2019 - Nearly 150 local business and community members, educators, and students joined us to learn about the importance of providing access to early work-based learning opportunities to all youth, and the benefit of nurturing early talent development to ensure a skilled and diverse workforce. Many thanks to Travis McCready, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, for his inspirational keynote address.
Congratulations to AstraZeneca for receiving the 2019 Good Neighbor Award (image at left).
WPY also recognized over 20 employers across various industries who are hosting Waltham High School interns this summer, or who have hosted in the past.
Waltham Community Comes Together to Address Anxiety