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Smithsonian Latino Young Ambassadors

Posted on July 8, 2014 by in The OFI Blog

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The Smithsonian Latino Center’s Young Ambassador Program (YAP) is a national program for graduating high school seniors, YAP is a leadership and college preparatory program that encourages a myriad of academic and career fields to explore. Ambassadors¬†¬†participate in a week long all-expenses paid interdisciplinary training seminar and¬†followed by a four-week internship in a preselected museum or cultural center in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Shown above is great picture of our 2014 Young Ambassadors outside the National Museum of the American Indian. This year’s group of 22 graduating high school seniors are now embarking on month-long internships in museums and cultural centers throughout the country.