SAIGE Announces Youth Program at 13th Annual National Training Conference
The Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) is a national Non-profit organization that advocates for American Indian and Alaska Native government employees. SAIGE will host their 13th annual national training program, “Serving Our Nations,”
June 5h -9th, 2016 at the Hard Rock Hotel, in Catoosa, Oklahoma.
As part of the Training Program, SAIGE will also host the annual Native Student Youth Program. This program is designed to provide Native American students an opportunity to learn about careers within the federal government, to participate in professional and personal development workshops and leadership training, and to network with Native American professionals.
SAIGE encourages Native American youth to realize their potential to become leaders in their communities and schools, continue their educations by obtaining a college degree, and ultimately, to seek careers in the government sector in one of the multitude of civil service professions. Federal agency representatives attending the Training Program have the opportunity to meet students, participate as Exhibitors, and promote career opportunities within their respective agencies.
SAIGE is offering a limited number of scholarships for Native students from tribal and mainstream colleges and universities to attend the 2016 Training Conference June 5-9, 2016 in Catoosa, Oklahoma. The scholarships will include conference fee, airfare and hotel accommodations.
The Youth Program is open to Native Students between the ages of 18 and 25 who demonstrate they are currently enrolled in good standing at an accredited high school, college or university. Students must be interested in gaining a professional degree and in the possibility of pursuing a career with the federal government. SAIGE invites American Indian/Alaska Native students to submit their application form, letter of reference, proof of school enrollment, and completed emergency medical information form for consideration to attend the conference. A short essay about their interest in government careers and information about themselves is also required. Completed application packets must be postmarked or electronic copies sent no later than April 30, 2016
. To obtain a complete application visit our website at: www.saige.org
under Special Programs/Youth Track News.
We look forward to you joining us in Catoosa, Oklahoma (Tulsa, Oklahoma area)
Press release and application