The Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Development Board and the PA CareerLink® are proud to partner with local businesses and organizations to provide valuable internship opportunities for young adults throughout Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties. The PA CareerLink® team will help place eligible young adults with a local company for 8 weeks based on their field of interest. Funding is made available through the PA Dept. of Labor and Industry.
The program details vary by grant cycle each year. For 2020, they are as follows:
- Interns must be between 18 and 24 years old
- Interns must be a Luzerne/Schuylkill County resident and/or attending a Luzerne/Schuylkill County educational institution
- Internships are for an 8-week period between May 1, 2020 and October 30, 2020
- 25 to 40 hours per week
- Minimum rate of pay is $10.35 per hour
If you’re an eligible young adult or business interested in obtaining more information to participate, please contact your local PA CareerLink® Site Administrator. For Luzerne County, please contact Christine Jensen by phone at 570.822.1101 ext. 3057 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For Schuylkill County, please contact Sharon Angelo by phone at 570.622.5253 ext. 149 or by email at email@example.com.
In addition to their 8-week internship, our interns also have the opportunity to engage in an intern seminar covering a variety of topics ranging from professional etiquette, resume writing, interviewing, networking, social media use, financial literacy, etc.
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