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This program provides summer opportunities for youth-interns to develop competence and confidence as well as workplace skills in one of the top career oriented positions in the industry today. Interns will be exposed to career awareness and exploration while developing their career plans and a commitment to lifelong learning.

Interns will interact with positive, successful adult role models to provide guidance in setting and achieving goals. This program will help interns develop good work habits, build job skills, build confidence and self-worth, and strengthen communication skills.

Interns are placed and monitored at assigned work sites and are expected to work 20 hours a week for a six week period. Interns are paid a stipend of $7.25 an hour.

**2018 Registration Closed**

Employer and Organizations

JOVEN is requesting your assistance to become a worksite to make positive change in the live of our teens.

By participating in this program you:

  • will provide a notable and invaluable experience
  • will teach teens/interns responsibility and importance of higher education
  • professional etiquette and ethics

Is your business or organization interested in becoming a worksite? All at no cost to you, interns are paid a stipend directly from JOVEN.  Parent/guardian are required to complete a Waiver of Liability releasing assigned worksites from any liability for the duration of the program.

Please contact our main office at 924-0330 x224, to request a Employer Interest Request Form.

Who We Serve

Youth between the ages 14-17 who reside in City Council District 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
*Note: Youth must not turn 18 between program dates of: 2019 Dates COMING SOON!

You can find the District # listed under “City”. NOT listed under School District.


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Important Program Dates

Unpaid training: 2019 Dates COMING SOON!
(must be present for 3 days of orientation)

Work Weeks Start: 2019 Dates COMING SOON!
(with no interruptions-six weeks)

Program Requirements

*Application Packet (completed by youth and parent)
*Youth Texas ID
*Youth Social Security Card
*Youth Birth Certificate
*Parent Texas ID
*Parent Social Security Card
*Current CPS Bill/SAWS Bill
*Guardianship Court Ordered Paperwork if applicable

How to Enroll

Submit in person with all required documents at 507 E. Mayfield Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78214
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
*Applications are not accepted after 5:00 pm.

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Program Requirements


Supported by the Department of Human Services, City of San Antonio