For Businesses

Job Readiness
Summer Internship Program

What is it?

A 5 week non-paid summer internship for high school freshmen thru seniors.

When is it?


Where is it?

Job sites will included businesses throughout the Richmond area. Job sites will be matched with each student’s particular area of interest.

What are the costs?

There are no monetary costs for participating businesses, internships are non-paid. Businesses would be asked to provide an employee that would serve as the internship coordinator to oversee each student’s activities and learning.

How many hours per week are students expected to work?

Internships are expected to be around 10 hours per week. Employers should adjust weekly schedules as needed based on office activities/needs and student’s availability.

How will this program benefit my company?

Your company will be recognized as a key participant in the activities resulting in the retention of this community’s brightest minds. Your company will help to ensure that the future workforce is prepared for the challenges and expectations ahead. Your participation will communicate to the consumers of your goods and services that your company values the community that it serves and is working to improve its future.