Unique summer learning experience for some BX students
Thirty-five lucky Bronx students will be spending their summer at area J.P. Morgan Chase bank branches as part of the Summer Intern Program. It's the first time the bank has taken part in the program.The students will be paid $5.15 per hour, minimum wage. Requirements include having a professional attitude, looking the part, respecting supervisors and showing up for work no matter what.More than 70,000 youths applied for the program that offers 40,000 available positions with various businesses The city has scaled back the summer youth employment program in recent years because of budget concerns. The 2005 budget, which went into effect July 1, cut more than 5,500 jobs in the summer youth program.