Available in Lincoln, Lancaster County, and Saunders County for youth aged 16-24.

Pay

Each intern will earn $15.00 per hour and can work up to 30 hours per week. In addition to their hourly wage, interns will receive a completion bonus of $200. They are also eligible for two needs-related payments of $850 each, along with supportive services.

Eligibility

All participants must be enrolled in the Youth Employment Support Services Program to qualify.

Internships/Work Experiences  

The American Job Center collaborates with the organizations listed below to offer paid internships. If your business is interested in participating, please contact the American Job Center, as we are continually seeking additional host sites.

Lancaster County Youth Employment Program

Internship Opportunities in County Government though Lancaster County.

Program Dates
The program runs from June to August annually.

Application Information and Deadline
To submit your application online, please click here. The deadline for applications is March 23, 2024, at 5:00 PM.

Example Placements  

Lincoln Littles

Internship Opportunities in Early Childhood Development.
Coming this fall.

Manufacturing Youth Employment Program  

Internship Opportunities in Manufacturing through the Lincoln Manufacturing Council.

Program Dates
The program operates year-round.

Application Information and Deadline
To submit your application online, please click here.

Example Placements  

Mayor’s Youth Employment Program (MYEP)

Internship Opportunities in City Government though the City of Lincoln.

Program Dates
The program runs from June to August annually.

Application Information and Deadline
To submit your application online, please click here. The deadline for applications is March 23, 2024, at 5:00 PM.

Example Placements