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Posted on: April 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] CAYIP Seeks Applications From Local Youth For Summer Internship Program


April 6, 2022 

CAYIP Is a paid-in person internship experience for Charlottesville Youth and runs from June 21, 2022 to July 31, 2022. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Community Attention Youth Internship Program (CAYIP) is seeking applications from Charlottesville Youth aged 14-21 who are interested in a paid summer internship.  

The program runs from June 21, 2022 to July 31, 2022 and interns work up to twenty (20) hours per week for the six-week session. Applications for this program are due Friday, April 29 at 5pm.

Program Highlights:

  • All interns will participate in CAYIP Academy to learn workplace readiness skills, communication and conflict management skills, banking and budgeting skills and much more! 
  • All participants will be assigned a CAYIP counselor who meets with the youth at least once per week.
  • Youth are expected to work up to twenty hours a week for the six week session. This session, youth will have the opportunity to earn a performance-based stipend up to $10 per hour  (not to exceed $1,200 per session).
  • Youth will work with staff to complete a resume at the end of the session.

Application and Acceptance Process:

  • The program is open to City of Charlottesville youth between the ages of 14-21. 
  • Youth will be able to apply now until Friday, April 29, 2022 at 5pm.
  • Youth will need to complete a CAYIP Application which includes the Application Questionnaire, Agreement to Participate form, and the Parent/Guardian and Youth Expectation form.  
  • Youth and families are able to request a paper version of the form be mailed to them through the CAYIP Inquiries.

CAYIP Timeline: Summer Session 2022

  • March 23, 2022 - April 29, 2022 5pm: Application submission window.
  • April 18, 2022- May 18, 2022: Applicant interviews (These will take place through virtual platforms such a Zoom and WebEx. When necessary, accommodations will be made that are in compliance with health and safety guidelines).
  • May 30,  2022 - June 3, 2022: Youth notified of acceptance 
  • June 21, 2022 - June 24, 2022:  CAYIP Academy held in-person. 
  • The summer session will run from June 21, 2022- July 31, 2022.
  • CAYIP Graduation will be July 29, 2022. 

Additional information and the online application can be found here. 

If you know of a business or organization that is interested in hosting a CAYIP intern this summer, please visit our website and fill out the prospective site partner form here.

Media Contact
Annie Sechrist
Senior Family Services Specialist
City of Charlottesville Department of Human Services

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