Ricardo Villa-Sanchez




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Are you a Mesa teen entering your junior or senior year of high school in August? If so, get a head start on exploring careers with Mayor Giles’ new Mayor’s TeenForce.

The Mayor’s TeenForce is a four-week program that places Mesa students in local businesses for short term internships along with service projects and job skills training.

Participants will focus on leadership, teamwork, communication, responsibility and compassion to help prepare them for the workforce in their area of interest. Some of the host industries include healthcare, engineering, education and law.

 Applications Due
June 17
 Orientation Meeting
June 21
 Internships Begin

June 25

 Internships End
July 26


Students will work no more than 20 hours per week.  Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, students will work at the internship. On Thursdays, students will have a service and learning day.






Internship Day

Mesa Based Business

8am – 12pm

Internship Day

Mesa Based Business

1pm – 5pm

Internship Day

Mesa Based Business

8am – 12pm

Service Day

Mesa Based Community Organization

8am – 1pm