Amy Trethaway

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TeenForce

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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 the 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 will be available online April 1 through May 3MayorsTeenForce

TIMELINE
 
Business Information Session
This meeting is for host businesses 
March 21
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Mesa Chamber of Commerce
165 N. Centennial Way #208
 Applications Due
May 3
 Orientation Meeting
May 29 (Time and location TBD)
 Internships Begin

June 3

 Internships End
June 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.

Example:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

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