Summer Internship 2022

Inspiring the next generation to give their time and talents, Teens United activities are designed to engage teens, in volunteerism and education to see firsthand the opportunities to make a difference in our local community.

It is also a great way for students to complete service hour requirements.

About the Internship

Students will complete a 32-hour internship from June 6 to 16th. Throughout the internship experience, students can expect to:

· Develop an understanding of the different positions within nonprofit organizations

· Share experiences and learn from one another while developing their personal communication skills

· Widen their understanding of the needs of the clients served by United Way partner agencies

· Receive invaluable, hands-on training and experiences that help to grow their workplace skills

Check out the video from the 2021 Internship by clicking here

For more information about the Internship, contact Katie at 903-893-1920, Ext. 2

Qualifications

· Teens who are going into their sophomore, junior, or senior year at a Grayson County high school

· Must be 15 years old by September 1, 2022 to apply for the internship

· Students are selected based on merit—without regard to religion, race, or ethnicity

How to Apply

· Click here to apply: 2022 UWGC Application

· The application includes four sections: contact information, internship preferences, extended response questions, and references.

· All applications must be submitted by Sunday, May 1, 2022.

What to Expect

· In the days after the application deadline, you will receive an email with a 15-minute interview timeslot. All interviews will take place after school between May 10- 12th via Zoom.

· Not all applicants will be selected for an internship. You will know if you’ve been selected by Friday, May 13, 2022.

· The Internship will take place June 6-9 and June 13-16 from roughly 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day. Each day will begin and end at the United Way of Grayson County office.

· At the end of the internship, each intern will receive a certificate reflecting their participation and service to Grayson County. Additionally, up to two interns may be selected to serve as Ambassador Board Members from August 2022 to May 2023, so they continue to grow and learn about the non-profit sector.

Contact Us

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PO Box 1112
713 E. Brockett
Sherman, Texas 75091

Office Number: 903.893.1920

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