After School Matters accepting applications for the summer

The programs – which begin June 24th – are free and open to Chicago high school students who are at least 14 years old (16 years old for internships). In total, about 13,000 paid apprenticeship and internship opportunities will be available. Participating teen apprentices will be eligible to earn a stipend of up to $420 depending on the program level; interns can earn up to $10.50 per hour.

Austin teen set to debut film Aug. 17th

Wells Community Academy High School senior Jerence Rambo’s five-minute short will be shown at The Logan Center for the Arts. He produced the movie through a summer After School Matters program.