Summer WorkReady Star of the Day: Chantel Patterson

August 2, 2013


Chantel Patterson is a first year intern for UAC’s Youth Division. Chantel attends the Academy at Palumbo and plans to graduate at the top of her class. After graduating high school, Chantel wants to attend college and major in forensic science to pursue her dream of becoming a forensic pathologist and work for the FBI. In her spare time, Chantel enjoys reading, track, and going to the mall. Since interning at UAC, Chantel has learned interpersonal skills and how to use office equipment. Her most memorable moment was UAC’s luncheon with UAC President Sharmain Matlock-Turner.


UAC’s Youth Division Summer WorkReady program provides paid summer job opportunities for Philadelphia youth every summer. This experience provides youth with career exposure, resume and interview preparation, as well as workforce skills training and a practical understanding of the working world.