Business Application for Rise Up Young Adult Summer Internship Program
In partnership with Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County
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.*
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Reiterates the importance of strong leaders
Giving back to the community through workforce development