The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County on an inaugural

RISE UP Young Adult Summer Internship Program.

The goal of the program will be to recruit 10-15 small- to mid-size FWHCC business members to host a cohort of summer interns. The program will focus on providing these internship opportunities to high-barrier students (16 to 24 years in age).

The goal is to provide a valuable professional experience for the students and provide access to young, resilient talent for our businesses.

*All businesses that apply will be screened and vetted through Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County on program eligibility.*

Internship Timeline:
Start Date – June 21st
End Date – September 30th

  • Must have an active and liable TWC Tax Account Number
    • If your payroll/ account department does not have this information: The TWC Tax Account Number is a nine-digit number in the following format: XX-XXXXXX-X. Contact the TWC either via phone at 800-832-9394 or 512-463-2699, or via e-mail at tax.statussection@twc.state.tx.us or tax@twc.state.tx.us
  • Must have a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)
  • Must be a registered business in Tarrant County
  • Must provide a legitimate internship experience for 8-10 weeks (480 hours max)
  • Must attend business orientation with Workforce Solutions and the Chamber
  • Must have worksite agreement between business entity, Workforce Solutions, and Chamber
  • Must be a Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Member
  • New innovative perspective to bring to your day-to-day and team
  • New business strategies and plans
  • Enhance your social strategies
  • Extra set of hands to accomplish goals and projects
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Reiterates the importance of strong leaders
  • Giving back to the community through workforce development
  • Helping to close the skills gap in the workforce

Requirements for Application:
Must provide valid ID, Social Security, Birth Certificate, Income Level, Tarrant County Residential Proof, School Record

  • Paid work experience
  • Alternative secondary school services
  • Occupational skills training in demand industry sectors
  • Leadership Development
  • Workplace Mentoring
  • Support Services
  • Financial Literacy Education
  • Entrepreneurial Training
  • Labor Market and employment information about in-demand industries
  • Activities that help prepare youth for post-secondary education
Business Application for Rise Up Young Adult Summer Internship Program

Business Application for Rise Up Young Adult Summer Internship Program

The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County on an inaugural RISE UP Young Adult Summer Internship Program. The goal of the program will be to recruit 10-15 small- to mid-size FWHCC business members to host a cohort of summer interns. The program will focus on providing these internship opportunities to high-barrier students (16 to 24 years in age). The goal is to provide a valuable professional experience for the students and provide access to young, resilient talent for our businesses.

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