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Career Corps

Background The DeBruce Career Corps is a unique leadership opportunity with The DeBruce Foundation. Established by Kansas City business and civic leader Paul DeBruce, The Foundation is committed to expanding … Continued

DeBruce Career Corps

Youth voices advise our team, test career resources, and inform our charitable mission

Building My Career Path at We Work for Change

Blog Post

This guest blog features Sidney Richardson, a DeBruce Career Corps member and senior at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy. Sidney, along with DeBruce Career Corps member Brian Pelico-Ricardez, had the opportunity … Continued

My Career Development Journey

Blog Post

By Ruby Rios, DeBruce Career Corps Member Three years ago, I walked into a local co-working space with peers and talked to an incredible organization about how difficult it was to figure … Continued

September 2022 Newsletter


Hello everyone, My name is David, I’m a senior in high school, and I recently joined the DeBruce Career Corps. I’m excited about this because, in this role, I’ll get … Continued

August 2022 Newsletter


Hello! Have you ever figured out something complicated and struggled to explain it? Or have you looked at a chart and gotten a bit lost? Me too, and it’s one … Continued

July 2022 Newsletter


Hello! My name is Tim Nguyen, and I am a recent graduate from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and an intern with The DeBruce Foundation. This summer, I’ve … Continued

UMKC Early Talent Summit

The below representatives from The DeBruce Foundation led a roundtable discussion at the UMKC Early Talent Summit which is a gathering of recruiters, talent development, DEI, and HR professionals from … Continued

June 2022 Newsletter


Hello everyone! My name is Lanisha Stevens, and I truly am excited to serve as an intern for The DeBruce Foundation this summer. I’m a rising senior at the University … Continued

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