Intern Overview

DCPS students will sign up for the SYEP program through the regular DOES portal. Any student wishing to participate in a DCPS Career Ready Internship must complete employability skills training at their school. In order to receive an interview, students must receive a recommendation from their employability skills instructor upon completion of training. Students that are age 16 and up (and complete the Tenacity training) will receive an elevated rate of pay of $10 per hour.

Steps to complete:

  1. Participate in employability skills training at school and receive recommendation from instructor.
  2. Register with SYEP here from January 17th – February 16th.
  3. Complete Career Ready Internship application here.
  4. Participate in a rigorous interview process at school.
  5. Attend a mandatory orientation prior to June 24th.

Industry Areas

Internship opportunities currently available for students include:

  • Information Technology
  • Engineering and Construction Trades
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Business and Finance
  • Government
  • Culinary Arts
  • Health Sciences
  • Public Safety



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