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Application Form

Program dates: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 3 pm, August 1st - 12th
Applications due: Tuesday, July 5th at 11 pm
Phone Interviews: Week of July 11th
Offer letters sent: Monday, July 18th
Thank you for your interest in applying for the Skyway Youth Transportation Equity Internship. This program is an opportunity for individuals aged 15 – 19 to learn and create collaboratively on public transit projects related to sustainability, planning, and social justice. The program will involve field trips, skill-building workshops, lectures, student projects, and a collaborative art piece. 

Please take your time filling out the open-ended questions so we can fully understand your interest in this program. Students selected to participate will have a demonstrated interest in topics related to community, leadership, transportation, sustainability, or other relevant subject areas. Preference will be given to students with a connection to the Renton or Skyway area. 

Commitment: Participants must be available Monday - Friday, 9 am - 3 pm, August 1st - 12th. We are planning to meet at Dimmitt Middle School in Skyway every morning.
Compensation: Participants will be compensated up to $1,500 in the form of a check. Participants will be provided with an ORCA card.

Email MetroYouth@kingcounty.gov with any questions. Please use the subject line "Skyway Internship"

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* 1. First and Last Name

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* 2. Pronouns

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* 3. Email Address

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* 4. Phone Number

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* 5. School Name

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* 6. Grade in Fall 2022 (ie 11th, 12th, college freshman)?

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* 7. Students must be at least 15 years old to participate in this program. What is your age as of August 1st, 2022?

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* 8. What zip code do you live in? What is your connection to Skyway or Renton?

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* 9. Please carefully read the time and dates commitment outlined above. Are you available for all of the dates and times listed? Please note: Preference will be given to applicants available to commit to all of the dates and times.

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* 10. Please share why you are interested in the Skyway Youth Transportation Equity Internship?

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* 11. Programming will be designed with your interests in mind. What specific sustainability, government, or public transportation topics are you interested in learning more about? Select all that apply.

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* 12. Part of this experience involves a student-led project to make public transit options more accessible to youth in the Skyway area. Please describe what are some barriers you think you and your peers might have to accessing transportation? Please share what skills you bring to group projects?

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* 13. How did you hear about this opportunity?

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