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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Summer in the City Internship Program

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This unique program gives incoming juniors and seniors enrolled in a PVUSD high school an inside look of the inner-workings of local government, while preparing them to enter into the work force.

The Summer in the City program is a partnership between the City of Watsonville and the Pajaro Valley Unified School District to provide incoming high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to gain career ready skills, foster interest in leadership and civic matters, and create a voice for youth to address real city issues. We will select a total of 21 students to participate in the program. Students must be enrolled in a Pajaro Valley Unified School District High School to participate.

Please list an active email address as this is our primary contact method for applicants. Remember to please check it regularly. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Elizabeth Padilla at 831-768-3018 or via email.

Program Details:
  • 3 week internship (Monday-Friday: June 17th - July 5th) 
  • Program:  9 am - 12 pm | Internship: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • $500 Stipend
  • 2.5 elective credits
  • Transportation will be provided (if needed)

Application Requirements:

Applicant must submit a fully completed application and ALL requested information by mail (no postmarks accepted), email, online or in person. 

The following must be enclosed with the application:

  • One letter of recommendation (teacher, guidance counselor, school administrator, or faith based leader);
  • A one-page essay (3 questions); copy of school issued identification card. 
  • Enrollment at a Pajaro Valley Unified School District high school will be verified. 
  • Applications if mailed must be received, emailed, submitted online, or dropped off in person by Friday, May 3, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
For more information about this incredible opportunity, please contact: Elizabeth Padilla via email or call 831-768-3018.

The City of Watsonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages workplace diversity. The City of Watsonville is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act by including people with disabilities in all of its programs and activities. 

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