**ATTENTION: The 2021 Summer Youth Internship Program is now open. **
The Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP) provides Polk County youth between the ages of 16 and 24 the opportunity to participate in a paid work experience. Selected youth work in a variety of positions with employers through out Polk County while earning a wage of $15.00 per hour. This is more than just a summer job, this is a real-world learning experience designed to expose youth to a variety of industries and potential career paths. This internship is packed with on-hands training, employability skills lessons, financial literacy awareness and exposure to a variety of industries.
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