April 6, 2022 — Mayor Sylvester Turner encourages all youth aged 16-24 to use for paid internships by his signature Rent Houston Youth internship program. Whereas 1000’s of internships can be found throughout town, together with within the personal and non-profit sectors, the deadline for youth to use for Metropolis of Houston positions is Friday, April 8.
Youth, ages 16-24 can apply to eight weeks paid summer time jobs and internships by Rent Houston Youth, who serves because the facilitator to attach youth to native jobs the place they’re empowered with an “earn and be taught” alternative in Houston’s dynamic economic system.
“An ready and prepared workforce is crucial to make sure a powerful financial future for Houston. I’m dedicated to offering entry to internships and job alternatives for our younger individuals who stay within the metropolis,” stated Mayor Sylvester Turner.
Moreover, we proceed to encourage employers to record their intern positions with Rent Houston Youth to extend visibility. Greater than 30,000 youth have accomplished coaching in job readiness since 2016 by the Rent Houston Youth initiative. There are a number of methods for employers to take part:
1. Share your current employment and internship alternatives on our on-line portal, gaining publicity to tens of 1000’s of various youth and younger adults.
2. Sponsor a youth to obtain paid summer time employment and a $4,200 tax-deductible contribution.
To enroll as an worker or an employer, please go to www.hirehoustonyouth.org.