Rye Town Supervisor Gary Zuckerman and the Rye Town Council announced that the Town is sponsoring its 7th annual Summer Internship Program for high school students! The internship consists of a one week job readiness workshop for students and a four week internship with a local business, community organization or municipality.
EligibilityStudents who are at least 14 years old, live in the Town of Rye, and will be enrolled in, or graduated from, Blind Brook, Port Chester or Rye Neck High School in 2018 are eligible to apply.
The deadline for submitting completed applications is June 1st.
Job Readiness Workshop: Monday, July 9 to Friday, July 13
Those students who are accepted will attend a job readiness workshop from 9:30am to 12:30pm. It will include sessions on job search skills, resumes writing, interviewing and on-the-job performance.
On the last day of the workshop, students will interview with prospective employers. Students and employers will be “matched” based on their mutual interest.
Internship: Monday, July 23 - Friday, August 17th
- Work for a maximum 15 hours/week (days and hours to be arranged by the intern and employer)
- Receive a stipend of $10/hour to be paid equally by the employer and the Town
- Work at either a local business, non-profit organization or municipality.
-Previous worksites included: Byrnes Advisor Group, Carver Center, Clay Arts Center, Family Services of Westchester, the NAACP The Nimble Thimble, Port Chester Housing Authority, Serendipity Labs, State Farm Insurance, Town of Rye , Village of Port Chester: Village Manager/Planning/Police/Senior Center, Village of Mamaroneck.