Mayor’s Workplace Press Launch
Youth inspired to use for internships throughout town
6 April 2022 — Mayor Sylvester Turner encourages all youth ages 16-24 to use for paid internships via their signature Greater Houston Youth Internship Program. Whereas there are millions of internships accessible throughout town, together with the personal and non-profit sectors, the deadline to use for Houston positions for youth is Friday, April 8.
Youth ages 16-24 can apply for eight weeks of paid summer season jobs and internships via Greater Houston Youth, which acts as a facilitator to attach youth to native jobs the place they are often present in Houston. are empowered with the chance of “incomes and studying” in a dynamic economic system.
Mayor Sylvester Turner mentioned, “A reliable and ready workforce is important to making sure a powerful financial future for Houston. I’m dedicated to offering internship and job alternatives for our youth residing within the metropolis.”
Moreover, we proceed to encourage employers to listing their intern positions with Greater Houston Youth to extend visibility. Greater than 30,000 youth have accomplished job preparation coaching since 2016 via the Greater Houston Youth Initiative. There are a number of methods for employers to take part:
1. Share your present employment and internship alternatives on our on-line portal, getting in contact with 1000’s of various youth and younger adults.
2. Sponsor a youth to obtain paid summer season employment and a $4,200 tax-deductible contribution.
To enroll as an worker or employer, please go to www.hirehoustonyouth.org.