Dylan C. spent the last year honing his construction and social skills as an intern for Habitat for Humanity. He worked with volunteers, contractors, and construction crews on a weekly basis doing a variety of tasks including painting, small repair work, and other projects on the work site.
Over the course of the last year Dylan has also been actively looking for paid employment. A position the career department had been developing at the IU Auditorium really liked that he had learned a variety of skills at Habitat for Humanity and wanted to hire him to be part of their maintenance staff. This spring Dylan was hired for 20 hours a week doing event set up and tear down, custodial tasks, and maintenance for the IU Auditorium.
We then informed the Habitat crew that Dylan worked with of the great news, “employment with the help of his internship!” Everyone was very excited for him, and the marketing team at Habitat decided they would like to do a feature on him for their website and newsletter, and then an on air interview with a local radio station about the work he did with Habitat and CIP and how utilizing these resources in the community lead to a paid employment opportunity with IU!
Congratulations Dylan on the hard work, time and dedication you put in to make it real!