Y.O.U. PEEKE Internship Program

The PEEKE Internship Program (Partnerships, Exploration, Experience, Knowledge, Excellence) is a selective internship program offered to 30 high school juniors throughout Cuyahoga County. Applicants who are interested in gaining professional skills and hands-on career exploration experience while earning a stipend and networking in a career field of their interest are encouraged to apply!

THE APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2019 THROUGH FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019.

This career exploration internship program offers:

  • Professional skills training. Trainings will be scheduled a minimum of twice per month during the school year. Training runs mostly from March 2019 through May 2019 and August 2019 through December 2019.

  • 180-hour summer internship in the career field of your interest. The summer internship will occur June 2019 through August 2019. Schedules are arranged between interns and mentors.

  • Networking opportunities. Participants interact with industry professionals regularly.

  • Pathway to obtain the OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal

  • Earn stipends for attending trainings and during the 180-hour summer internship.

Successful completion of the program in 2019 will secure applicant’s position for programming in 2020. This means, applicants will continue attending professional skills trainings as well as another internship during summer 2020.

Before applying, applicants must read Program Requirements & Eligibility.

For a list of past internships, visit employers and internships.

For more information

  • Applicants: Internship Specialist Valerie Slovenec: Email or 216-536-4940.

  • Employers: Employment Specialist Janet Mack: Email or 216-704-7350.