Project Youth Extension Service (YES), a federally funded professional and youth development internship program, provides college students an opportunity to work with youth of military families impacted by military deployments. Project YES interns facilitate activities focusing on leadership development and life skills. The skills gained from the activities help participants to develop a personalized plan […]
Rasha El-Beshti is an MS 2014 graduate of the FYD program. Throughout her undergraduate education, Rasha worked with various community youth development programs. Knowing that she wanted to spend her life serving disadvantaged populations, she enrolled at North Carolina State University in the Masters of Science in Family Life and Youth Development program. As a result of her FYD studies, she now is a Research Associate at Penn State’s Military Clearinghouse for Family Readiness.