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Summer internship helps student develop job skills ​

Kevin Sosa (wearing the red shirt) at Sandy River Marketing, where he completed a summer internship. He is pictured with foremanKevin Sosa was only 14, but he knew he wanted a job. As a freshman at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, he asked a teacher for help. “I told the teacher I was ready for work,” said Sosa Bouret , now 15.        “I am ready to work, to help pay my light bills and to pay the food.” 

Because of his intellectual disability, Sosa Bouret ​qualified for the school’s Youth Transition Program (YTP)​, a statewide program that helps youth with disabilities gain the skills they’ll need to enter the workforce as adults. He went on to become the youngest student at Reynolds to complete a summer internship with YTP.

Read Kevin'​s story​​

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