YES! Team

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Applications for the 2017-2018 year is now closed.

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What is the YES! Team?

Are you interested in becoming an active member in the community? Do you enjoy watching things blow up? Does exploring caves sound fun to you? If so, then the YES! Team is the right place for you. The Museum of Science and Industry’s YES! Team (Youth Enriched by Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) is a service-learning program that involves underserved students in community service activities and helps apply those experiences to their personal and academic development. This unique opportunity benefits and enriches the students as well as their community, both locally and globally.

Applicant Requirements
• Currently enrolled in 8th-10th grade
• Available to meet regularly on weekends during the school year and weekdays during the summer
• Willing to commit for a minimum of one year
• Have a means of transportation to and from MOSI on meeting days
• Must complete the YES! Team application, which includes two references
• Preference given to underserved teens

Benefits of Joining
• School, college, and career readiness
• Work experience and mentorship and job opportunities
• Volunteer/service hours
• Exposure to STEAM careers and networking opportunities
• Develop and increase self-esteem, critical thinking skills, customer service, and leadership skills.
• Participate in MOSI’s annual National Hispanic Scientist of the Year gala and other on-site and community outreach events
• Team partners with STEAM industries and Higher Ed institutions.
• Have fun & make lifelong friendships
• Develop STEAM literacy in areas such as: art/design, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer programming/robotics, engineering, and physics
• Upon successful completion, members will get a letter of recommendation from the Youth Programs Manager

• Develop STEAM literacy in areas such as: art/design, astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer programming/robotics, engineering, and physics
• Upon successful completion, members will get a letter of recommendation from the Youth Programs Manager

Contact the YES! Team: YesTeam@mosi.org