County of Santa Clara Intern & Earn

The County of Santa Clara is pleased to announce expanded internship opportunities. Please contact us at (408) 758-3797 for more information about the next cohort! Click here for more information!


Intern & Earn gives participants the opportunity to develop employment readiness skills and connect to job opportunities. Workshops are offered year-round on topics including completing 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, many featuring youth-friendly employers. Youth and young adults receiving CalWORKs benefits (ages 16-18), CalFresh benefits (ages 16-21), and 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 eight-week paid internships, working up to 30 hours per week and earning $16.50 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​.

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

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