Young hosts School Lunch and Interview event in partnership with McDonald’s

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 8 – State Rep. Regina Young, D-Phila./Delaware, held a School Lunch and Interview event with youth from John Bartram High School in partnership with McDonald’s.

“Seven students were hired on the spot and several more received calls the next day for job offers,” said Young. “For most of these kids, this is their first job opportunity and first time receiving a job interview. For some, it can even be an opportunity to help provide at home. It was great to see the principal and leadership team of the neighborhood school district out in support. Many of these students are at-risk youth, impacted by gun violence daily, and I am thrilled to see them getting an opportunity to grow and develop.”

Young partnered with local team members from McDonald’s, community partners, school districts, and government officials from all levels of government.

The goal of the event was for students to learn more about what employers are looking for in customer service jobs and the career paths that can come from these opportunities.

For more information, contact Young’s district office at (215) 952-3376.