become a Student Leader

The Intersection looks for mature, motivated students. You qualify for The Intersection program and are invited to apply if you:

  • Are currently a junior in a Baltimore City School.
  • Are from a family with little or no history of attending college.
  • Have demonstrated leadership potential, and show maturity, initiative, and curiosity about the world around you.
  • Are interested in advocating for yourself, your peers and your community.
  • Are willing to be in a group setting with students from different schools.
  • Can commit to meeting at The Intersection office 2-3 times a week.

What does The Intersection offer students?

  • One-on-one college counseling
  • Service learning credit
  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills, and positively impact your city through community based projects.
  • Service learning credits (More than 100 hours a year)
  • Paid summer employment through YouthWorks
  • Strengthening of critical thinking skills through The Intersection’s social justice curriculum and through engaging, student-centered conversations around current issues and events.
  • Contact with community leaders, lawmakers, and professionals in careers that interest you.


How do you apply? 

The student application process includes the following steps:

  • Complete an Intersection Student Application form and the accompanying essays. Email your completed application and essays to
  • Interview with The Intersection selection committee at our office located at 2900 E. Fayette St. Baltimore MD 21224.

Download the Student Application Form Here