County of Santa Clara Intern & Earn

The County of Santa Clara has internship opportunities for youth like you! Don’t wait to join one of our upcoming cohorts. Click here to register or refer!

  • Summer 2024 Cohort starts June 17, 2024

Intern & Earn gives participants the opportunity to develop employment readiness skills and connect to job opportunities. Workshops are offered year-round on topics including how to complete job applications, interview techniques, resume development, financial education, social media do’s and don’ts, and exploring opportunities for post-secondary education. We also host hiring events and employer recruitments, featuring many youth-friendly employers. Youths that are receiving CalWORKs benefits (ages 16-18), CalFresh benefits (ages 16-21), and are current and former foster youth (ages 16-24) are eligible for year-round employment services.

Paid internships are available, and eligible youth will have the opportunity to be placed in an eight-week paid internship, working up to 30 hours per week and earning $18.75 per hour. Positions are available across the county, and interns will be placed in a position which aligns with their interests and career goals. Interns will receive support from an Employment Counselor, including guidance and coaching, with regular check-ins​.

Check out our Intern & Earn Flyer!

Interested in joining our next cohort? Intern & Earn is NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! Please call (408) 758-3797 to begin your application. If you would like information about other job opportunities, please view our Job Listings page by clicking here.

Step into the world of achievement, dedication, and triumph as we present the Intern & Earn Awards Celebration video. This is not just a celebration; it’s a showcase of incredible talents and hard work that our interns have poured into their experience.
Watch the 2023 County of Santa Clara Intern and Earn Recognition Awards

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