Sydney Slagter

Major: Child, Adult, and Family Services
Company/Organization: YESS (Youth Emergency Shelter and Services)
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Destination: Des Moines, IA
Timeframe: Spring 2018
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Supervise youth during activities on the unit Promote and maintain a supportive and healthy environment Assume leadership role in crisis situations


The ability to change kid's lives in a little but big way. I was able to talk to a lot of the teenage boys that I work with and help them process through the situations that they are going through.

What advice would you give?

Find a internship that you are interested in. These opportunities are rare and something to be taken seriously. You might even find a full time job after you graduate.

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