The Allen Peters Baldwin ‘B’ BOLD Internship Award Program is an initiative created by Clearinghouse CDFI and inspired by the values of the B Corp community to build bridges that empower and develop the next generation.
Clearinghouse CDFI, with the support and generosity of its community partners, offers this summer internship program for college-bound high school juniors and seniors from low-income families.
‘B’ BOLD Program Goal
The purpose of the program is to invest in tomorrow’s leaders. Interns will gain exposure to a professional setting, receive real life job skills, and access to positive role models. The Allen Peters Baldwin ‘B’ BOLD Internship Award Program will help empower youths from low-income areas that do not have access to the same resources and opportunities.
2016-2019 ‘B’ BOLD Internship Award Program Recap
- 2019 – Meet ‘B’ BOLD Intern, Rose:
- 2019 – Meet ‘B’ BOLD Intern, Marvin:
- 2018 – Meet ‘B’ BOLD Interns, Erika & Aylinne:
- 2018 – Goodbye & Good Luck – 2018 ‘B’ BOLD Interns Exit Interview:
- 2017 – ‘B’ BOLD Intern Q&A, Victoria & Salvador:
- 2017 – Good Luck, Not Goodbye – An Exit Interview:
- 2016 – Meet ‘B’ BOLD Interns, Jesus & Alejandro:
- 2016 – ‘B’ BOLD Intern Follow-Up: Jesus Medina, 1 Year Later:
Clearinghouse CDFI is offers two (2) part-time, paid summer internship positions (6-8 weeks long) to high school juniors or seniors from low-income families in Orange County. The internship takes place during the summer, depending on intern availability. Upon completion of the internship program and enrollment in a college, interns receive a college scholarship of $2,000 each.
This internship is an opportunity to explore a career within the community development industry. Interns experience different departments at Clearinghouse CDFI, depending on availability and interest, including business development, underwriting, finance, marketing, and impact. They are given a unique insight into Clearinghouse’s business practices, as well as its triple bottom line that serves people, profit, and the planet.
2019 Applications are Closed.
Next Round Opens in Spring 2020!
- Must be a junior or senior in high school by Fall 2020
- Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
- Must be from a low-income family*
*Low-income status depends on the household size as determined by the table below. A student is considered to be from a low-income family if the student’s family annual income is at or lower than the levels stated below.
|2019 Low-Income Table – Orange County, CA – Will be Updated for Spring 2020 Applications|
|# of Persons in Household||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8|
Clearinghouse CDFI is proud to dedicate the B BOLD Internship Award Program to Allen Peters Baldwin for his commitment to helping low-income families through Orange County Community Housing Corporation – SteppingUP. Mr. Baldwin embodies the spirit of the ‘B’ BOLD program with his ongoing dedication to serving others.
Updates & Inquiries
Please email BBoldInternship@clearinghousecdfi.com with questions or concerns.