Internships

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office

Ready to begin your career in law enforcement?

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is excited to welcome interns! As an intern, you will learn to foster positive community relations and build trust with the public on a daily basis. You’ll get to explore detention facilities, property and evidence, dispatch, the court system, training, and probation – a little bit of everything over your 8 weeks. You’ll work one on one with Maricopa County’s finest and learn all about law enforcement careers along the way!

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Kitchell

Kitchell’s AZYouthforce participants will have a robust experience that will give a sense of what is possible with a future in the commercial construction industry. You will be assigned to project teams working on projects in healthcare, fleet services and equipment.

Specific functions within the job descriptions:

Project Interns

Work in a fast-paced environment with job teams encompassing a wide range of positions and experience. These projects are high-profile and important to the fabric of the communities. They are among the largest healthcare construction projects currently underway in the Valley.

Valleywise Medical Center jobsite – 2601 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix

Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Avondale – 1665 N. Avondale Blvd., Avondale

  • Exposure to Lean construction material types
  • Carry and load materials for use on-site
  • Learn about and gain exposure to a variety of tools and equipment
  • Maintain job-specific tools and equipment as needed
  • Help with general project site clean-up
  • Learn job safety requirements for all phases of construction
  • Introduction to all phases of the construction process
  • Interact with a variety of trade partners, including understanding how a general contractor manages trades
  • Exposure to various aspects of field work: painting, carpentry, masonry, steel erection, concrete and framing

Equipment Yard Intern

Our Equipment Yard team is critical to the success of our jobs, and team members are exposed to a wide range of projects, people and services. A strong commitment to customer service is essential.

  • Observance of all safety measures
  • Prep yard for start & close of business
  • Keep all equipment inventories up to date with status for reuse
  • Assist loading & unloading equipment as yard flow dictates
  • As equipment returns, notify equipment yard foreman of conditions of damage, or unserviceableness
  • Stage returned equipment for T/A or repair & wash equipment
  • Move equipment to front or stage for next use after washed & T/A
  • Keep equipment yard area clean & organized (moving equipment and/or vehicles)
  • Assist with the delivering and pick up of equipment to and from jobsites
  • Report directly to Equipment Yard Foreman
  • Ensure equipment meets company quality standards of cleanliness
  • Minor repairs and light servicing of equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

Kitchell Fleet Services

Kitchell Fleet Services maintains commercial vehicles of many high-profile local businesses and privately owned vehicles. They benefit from a great reputation and repeat business from customers who walk in the door and are known by first name. The team is close-knit and committed to a high level of customer service.

  • Use your education to work on commercial trucks and cars
  • Assist with performing inspections and preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment
  • Assist with diagnosing, rebuilds, repairs and replacing parts in vehicles and equipment
  • Assist with tuning automotive vehicle engines to ensure efficient operations
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining records and reports of repairs made, work orders and time worked
  • Assist other technicians as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
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Bank of America

Bank of America is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company. They have a strong internship program; we are lucky to offer this internship every summer.

Following completion of the AZYF Academy, interns will explore the financial industry. The program is run completely by Bank of America and features guest speakers, projects, and more. This internship is completely virtual and interns make $20/hour. This internship starts June 28th and runs until August 13th, with interns working 10 AM – 4:30 PM.

Positions Available

  • Financial Center Internship
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Grow with Google

Now is the perfect time to upskill with Google – and for free.

Take advantage of the opportunity to start a rewarding, profitable career for minimal commitment and NO cost. Selected participants will get a valuable Google Career Certificate that will set them up for an awesome career. Believe in yourself and take the plunge – we’re ready for you.

POSITIONS:

    • Google IT Support Certificate is designed to prepare learners for roles in IT support. Graduates will: 
        • Understand core concepts to all IT Support jobs, including troubleshooting, customer service, networking, system administration, operating systems, and security.

        • Know how to assemble a computer, write effective support documentation, route paths and subnets, manage device software, and more.

        • Dive into working with Linux, Cloud computing, and Command-Line interfaces.

        • Be prepared for in-demand jobs such as: Technical Support Specialist, IT Help Desk, Computer Support Specialist, IT Manager, IT Administrator, Network Administrator, etc.

    • Google Data Analytics Certificate is designed to prepare learners for roles in data analytics. Graduates will:
        • Have working knowledge of essential data analysis platforms (Excel, SQL, Tableau, R) and when to use them in the data lifecycle.

        • Understand how to translate a business question into a data analysis exercise, including transforming, visualizing, and modeling data.

        • Know how to distill findings into actionable takeaways.

        • Have a capstone project completed, to be shared on their resume.

        • Be prepared for in-demand jobs such as: Junior Data Analyst, Finance Analyst, Data Technician, Business Performance Analyst, Marketing Analyst, Healthcare Analyst, Data Specialist, SQL Server Database Administrator, etc. 

    • Google Project Management Certificate is designed to prepare learners for roles in project management. Graduates will:
        • Know how to manage and run agile and traditional projects and programs from initiation to completion.

        • Possess a toolbox of templates and artifacts to manage an array of scenarios and essential elements (e.g. schedules, budgets, product requirements, etc.).

        • Understand organizational structure, business process and acumen, and communication and leadership styles.

        • Be prepared for in-demand jobs such as: Project Manager, Program Manager, Project Coordinator, Operations Manager, Supply Chain Project Manager, Project Management Analyst, Administrative Manager, Process Manager, Compliance Manager, etc.

    • Google User Experience Design Certificate is designed to prepare learners for roles in user experience (UX) Design. Graduates will:
        • Have a portfolio including 3+ projects.

        • Dive into working in Figma and Adobe XD – two of the most in-demand tools by employers.

        • Know core concepts key to all UX design jobs (e.g. usability studies, design sprints, accessibility).

        • Grasp the basics of UX research and how it informs design.

        • Be prepared for in-demand jobs such as: User Experience (UX) Designer, User Interface (UI) Designer, Web Designer, E-commerce Web Designer, User Experience (UX) Researcher, Product Designer, Industrial Designer, Graphic Designer, etc.

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Old Navy

Opportunities to gain work experience with Old Navy

This program that provides young adults with the first jobs, mentoring, skills and confidence they need to make their dreams a reality by partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs and local Old Navy stores. AZYouthforce offers teens 16+:

  • Exposure to retail careers
  • Job readiness preparation
  • Opportunities to apply and interview for part-time and seasonal jobs
  • Coaching and support through the entire hiring process

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Safelite Autoglass

Autoglass is a booming industry – and AZYouthforce wants to show you the ropes!

Intern at Safelite as a Technician Trainee for 8 weeks. It’s your first step to becoming a qualified technician. You’ll collaborate with technicians and trainers to install autoglass, maintain accurate and complete work records, and even perform autoglass repairs! It’s a whole lot of learning… and a whole lot of fun.

Positions Available:

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Bayless Entrepreneurship Program

AZYouthforce is excited to launch a brand-new Bayless Entrepreneurship Program, thanks to funding from a generous donor!

This internship is a great fit for teens who:

  • Want to start your own business
  • Think outside the box
  • Have no experience

Based on a Learn-to-Earn model, youth will:

  • Attend weekly Saturday sessions for six weeks
  • Be paid for your time in the program (after completing 20-30 hours of our Academy).
  • Be matched with a business mentor
    • The business mentor will help you prepare for the final stage of the internship, a pitch contest.
  • Pitch for seed money to start your own business.
  • The winner of the contest will receive $2,500!

Programs Available

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Diversified Roofing

Ready to begin a career in roofing?

Diversified Roofing is a great place to start! Interns will spend 8 weeks as a Construction Roofing Estimator. This role gets to do it all, from building digital job files to capturing contracts to looking over roof drawings and details. It’s a great foot in the door with a local business and a rewarding, profitable career.

Positions Available

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Footprint Center

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley is partnering with Footprint Center to offer paid internships for teens age 16 to 19.

Following completion of the AZYF Academy, the teens will staff games supporting arena operations to enhance guest experiences at the Arena during Phoenix Suns & Phoenix Mercury basketball games, concerts, and other events.

Positions Available

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Haskins Electric

Haskins Electric has been offering electrical solutions to the Valley for over 20 years. They’re excited to be working with BGCAZ to bring electrical internships to Valley teens over the age of 18.

Following completion of the AZYF Academy, interns will work as Electrician Helpers. Electrician Helpers assist electricians at commercial and residential electrical sites. Interns will learn the basics of tasks such as hanging fixtures, pulling circuits, and installing wiring.

Positions Available:

  • Warehouse Position (Age 17)
  • Field Position (Age 18)

Interns with Haskins Electric have the potential to be offered employment, if the internship is a good fit.

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