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Career Ready Tempe is a paid summer internship program for income-eligible high school juniors and seniors in the City of Tempe. Admitted students will be matched with businesses located in the City of Tempe for their internships.

Student-interns will be prepared to work in a professional setting by means of on-the-job experience and quality soft skills training programs. Student-interns will receive in-person training from Arizona@Work and will complete 6 online soft skills training courses through Arizona State University’s Edge program in the areas of customer service, leadership and personal development. Certificates, which can be added to the student’s resume, are available for all successfully completed Edge modules.

Student-interns will be matched with a College Connect Mentor who will provide students guidance in navigating their career and educational goals, while they are enrolled in CRT.

Internships are 15 hours a week for an 8-week period (totaling 120 hours) and take place during the summer. Students are compensated at a rate of $13/hour by the Career Ready Tempe program.

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