According to the Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office, these internships "provide North Carolina students with compensated professional work experience that integrates education, career development and public service. Opportunities exist in numerous recognized fields of study, from accounting to zoology, and interns will also participate in seminars, tours or other activities designed to broaden their perspective of public service and state government. Interns will earn a stipend of $8.25 per hour and work 40 hours per week for 10 weeks in the summer."
To be eligible for the program, a student must:
- be a permanent North Carolina resident
- have an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
- have graduated from high school
- have completed one year of Community college
For more information about the opportunities available, including application and eligiblity materials, visit the YAIO website at http://www.doa.state.nc.us/yaio/interns.aspx