Summer Youth Leadership Training Program

2024 Summer Youth Leadership Training Program Application

Explore new career paths and plan for your future through experiential learning and leadership development! 

This program is for young adults in Polk County in the following groups:

High School Students | Ages 16-18
College Students | Ages 16-21
Young Adults Not Enrolled in High School or College | Ages 16-24

Participation is for 10 weeks, up to 30 hours per week

Earn a paid stipend of $450 per week or wages of $15 per hour (depending on eligibility)

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2024 Program Schedule

December 1 | Applications open

March 31 | Applications close

June 3-7 | Mandatory orientation week

June 10 | Program begins

Multiple industries available!
*Participant’s choice of placement not guaranteed.

  • Childcare
  • Clerical
  • Computers/IT
  • Digital Media
  • Education
  • Government
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Recreation
  • Retail/Sales
  • & more!

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