STEP-UP INFO FOR COMMUNITY & SCHOOL LEADERS

 

Chattanooga & Hamilton County, TN

 

STEP-UP CHATTANOOGA INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

HOW COMMUNITY & SCHOOL LEADERS CAN SUPPORT THEIR YOUTH:

WHAT: STEP-UP Chattanooga is an internship program for current 10th, 11th, and 12th graders from Hamilton County schools.

WHO: To be eligible, the applicant must: live in Hamilton County, be a current 10th, 11th, 12th grade student from Hamilton County , 16 yrs-old by May 1, 2017, and NOT currently enrolled in college. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Income Guidelines:

STEP-UP uses the following chart as a GUIDELINE to determine if a student is eligible for our program. This is a guideline only. If a student is unsure if they qualify, please encourage them to apply!

 

Your family's income should be at or below these levels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: https://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/behavioral-health/mh/attachments/2015_POVERTY_GUIDELINES.pdf

WHY: STEP-UP Chattanooga interns receive job training and then work, for pay, at Chattanooga businesses and nonprofit organizations to gain job experience, explore career interests, and build professional skills.

WHEN: The online only application deadline is: Thursday, December 1, 2016. APPLICANTS MUST CHECK THEIR EMAIL REGULARLY FOR UPDATES. Training begins on Saturday, January 7th for some students. For students who complete training, and are placed in a job, work begins early June 2017 and ends in August 2017.

WHERE: The training will take place at a venue designated by STEP-UP CHATTANOOGA.

HOW WE CAN HELP YOU: STEP-UP Chattanooga staff members are available to answer questions by phone or email. Please call 423-648-4443 or write to slightfoot@pefchattanooga.org.

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