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"The SummerWorks interns challenge us to think differently in how we do our work. They come to the office with a unique approach, and new perspectives that have helped us grow."

Important Information

We've revamped the 2023 application process for employers!
 

Click here to submit an inquiry form to begin your application.
Starting January 15th, staff will follow up to complete it with you!

If you are planning early and would like to have materials ready prior to January 15th, here is what you will need to complete an application:

  • Identified Supervisor and their contact information

  • Number of Interns you would like to host

  • Job Description(s) (not due until April 9th)

  • COVID Protocols 

  • Review Key Dates Below and Mark Your Calendar

Once we receive an inquiry from an employer, our staff will schedule a zoom call to complete the application and go over program details together. 

Key Dates - 2023

  • Application Opens | January 15

  • Priority Application Due Date | March 19

    • Submit by this deadline to be entered into a giveaway for a $200 internship subsidy! 

  • Final Application & Internship Description Due Date | April 9

  • Employer Orientation | April 19 or April 21

  • Interview Event |May 9

  • Internship Period Begins | Week of June 12

  • Program Ends | August 18

Want to learn more?

What you will get from the program:

  • Grow the future workforce: Introduce the next generation to your business and the opportunities and ideas in your field. 

  • Learn from the young adults: SummerWorks recruits and prepares great candidates to support your business or organization. Bring fresh eyes and energy to a project you’ve always wanted done over the summer.

  • Invest in our community: Being a part of SummerWorks positively contributes to the development of young adults in our community. It helps them build skills and exposes them to real-world opportunities they may not yet know about.

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Host an Intern

  • Hire young adults to work remotely (or in-person in specific situations following health department guidelines) from June to August 2023

  • Provide supervision and mentorship to your intern

  • SummerWorks staff provides HR and payroll assistance to make hiring as easy as possible

  • Pay $15-17/hour for 20 hours per week, including time spent at Professional Development sessions*

*If unable to pay this rate, we can work with you to find alternative funding options when possible

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Give a Career Talk

  • To ensure youth learn about as many career paths and hear about as many experiences as possible, we are always interested to hear from potential speakers for our Professional Development sessions

  • Present about your career path / industry / Professional Development session topic

  • Sessions last for 30-90 minutes (confirmed with staff follow-up)

  • Career talks are a great opportunity to inspire young adults and build awareness for your field and organization

If you're interested in one of the opportunities above, but are not sure how you want to be involved just yet, please submit an inquiry here and SummerWorks staff will reach out to help you find the perfect fit!

Scroll below to view all previous SummerWorks employers.

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