**ATTENTION: The 2021 Summer Youth Internship Program is now CLOSED. **
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.
If you have questions regarding the Summer Youth Internship Program online application please feel free to visit frequently asked questions, where we have compiled the answers to commonly asked questions.