What is the DC Public Schools (DCPS) Career Ready Internship initiative?
The DCPS Career Ready Internship initiative matches highly qualified SYEP applicants with exceptional internship opportunities in their career fields of interest.
Are Career Ready Internships different than Summer Youth Employment (SYEP) internships?
The Career Ready Internship initiative is a collaboration between DCPS and DOES MBSYEP designed to provide select SYEP applicants with exceptional internships opportunities. Much like other SYEP interns, Career Ready Intern applicants must register with SYEP in order to receive payment. On top of this requirement, Career Ready Interns must also receive Tenacity employability skills training at their school and complete a rigorous interview process.
When do the Career Ready Internships take place?
2021 Career Ready Internships will be tentatively held between June 28th – August 6th, the same as the DOES MBSYEP window.
Who is qualified to apply for an Career Ready Internship?
All student applicants must meet the following criteria:
How are interns selected to participate in a Career Ready Internship?
After completing employability skills training, students must:
What types of internships are available?
DCPS Career Ready Internships will include the following career fields:
What skills will interns learn through the employability skills training?
I’m having trouble entering my information on the application. What is going wrong?
For last and first names:
Resources for Interns