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When do internships begin/end?

More information coming soon!

Must prospective and participating businesses be located in the City of Tempe?

Yes. In order to qualify to serve as an Internship Host Site, businesses must be located within the Tempe city boundaries. 

Do I have to live in the City of Tempe to qualify for a Student-Intern position?

Yes. In order to qualify for a student-intern position, you must live within the Tempe city boundaries. All accepted students will be asked to provide proof of residency prior to being admitted.

Where can I send my letter of recommendation for a student internship?

More information coming soon!

Can I apply for an internship if I do not attend a school in Tempe?

Yes. However, you must be a resident of Tempe to qualify.

I am a high school sophomore. Should I apply for an internship?

Yes. Internships are reserved for incoming juniors and seniors. Therefore, all applicants must be sophomores or juniors at the time that they submit their applications.

I am a high school senior who will be graduating this spring. Should I apply for an internship?

 

Internships are reserved for incoming juniors and seniors. Therefore, all applicants must be sophomores or juniors at the time that they submit their applications.

What are the income requirements for Student-Interns? 

Preference is given to applicants who have a household income at or below 200 % of the Federal Poverty Level. If you do not meet this requirement, we still encourage you to apply.

How will I be matched with an internship?

To be matched with an internship, students must attend the Student-Intern Interviews. Students will be matched with an Internship Host Site based on their experience, career interests, and overall fit determined by Career Ready staff and host site.

Can I apply for a Student-Intern position if I am under 16 years of age?

To qualify for the program, students must be 16 years of age or older prior to the first day of internships. 

How can I find out about upcoming events and important dates? 

Please refer to the Career Ready Tempe Calendar found here

Who should I contact if I would like to learn more about the program or participate next year?

Click here!