Teens in Public Service (TIPS) connects teenagers with paid summer internship opportunities at local nonprofits. For more information about TIPS, please visit us online: teensinpublicservice.org

Student Application for TIPS 2021 Summer Internship Program

Thank you for your interest in the TIPS Summer Internship Program! Before you begin, make sure you have reviewed our eligibility requirement's, details of the internship, and mandatory program dates found in TIPS Internship Program FAQ's. 

CLICK HERE to read TIPS Intern FAQ's


What you need to apply:

  1. Complete and submit the internship application. All applications must be submitted by Friday, March 5, 2021 along with two letters of recommendation.
  2. Obtain two letters of recommendation to include (upload) in your intern application due Friday, March 5th, 2021. You must obtain and submit your letters of recommendation by the application deadline. See details, below.


LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

CLICK HERE to read the Letter of Recommendation Guidelines for obtaining your letters.

You are responsible for obtaining and submitting your letters of recommendation by the application deadline - March 5, 2021. You will not be able to submit your application until TIPS has received both of your completed letters of recommendation.  

Do not wait until the last minute to ask your writers to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. No late letters or applications will be accepted.

Download Letter of Recommendation Guidelines


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Please review TIPS Intern Eligibility Requirements before you apply to ensure you are able to meet all eligibility requirements for participation in the TIPS Summer Internship Program.

CLICK HERE to read eligibility requirements


STARTING YOUR APPLICATION

To start your application to TIPS, you will need to Create Your Account on Submittable. 

This application takes around 20-30 minutes to complete. Please make sure you are connected to the internet during this time. You can save your work and return to this application at any time before the deadline (March 5).

This application must be filled out completely and submitted for consideration by TIPS. Please remember to click the "SUBMIT" button at the end of this form when you are ready to submit your application.

Nonprofit Partnership Application for the 2021 TIPS Summer Internship Program


Thank you for your interest in partnering with us for the 2021 TIPS Summer Internship Program!

All nonprofit partner applications are due Friday, April 16, 2021 by 5pm PST.

Before you begin, make sure you have reviewed TIPS nonprofit partner requirements and mandatory program dates in the Terms of Selection, below.

CLICK HERE to review TIPS Nonprofit Partnership Requirements.

 

Have questions before you apply?

If you have not partnered with TIPS before, or if you would like to discuss your application, please contact us with your questions - info@teensinpublicservice.org.

We are available to work with you on the details of your internship application through the deadline to ensure that your organization is placed with a teen to carry out a fulfilling summer internship experience through a TIPS nonprofit partnership.

*If you intend to apply for more than one TIPS intern in different positions at your organization, please contact TIPS.

Terms of Selection

  • Nonprofit partners must  have one consistent supervisor available onsite to their TIPS intern during the 6-8 week course of the internship
  • The primary staff person responsible for supervising the intern must be able to attend the mandatory nonprofit partner training event on the morning of Thursday, June 3, 2021
  • Nonprofit partners must be able to host their intern in a safe remote or onsite work environment following TIPS internship safety requirements
  • Nonprofit partners must complete TIPS surveys during the summer (3 total)
  • Nonprofit partners will provide their organization's intern with a fulfilling summer work experience
  • Nonprofit partners must ensure their organization's intern is given the opportunity to enact all internship duties listed in the internship job description 
  • Partners must alert TIPS before the Nonprofit Training on June 3rd if there are any major changes to my organizations' summer plans that interfere with their ability to meet these requirements


STARTING YOUR APPLICATION

To start your application to TIPS, you will need to Create Your Account on Submittable.

This application takes around 20-30 minutes to complete. Please make sure you are connected to the internet during this time. You can save your work and return to this application at any time before the deadline (April 16).

This application must be filled out completely and submitted for consideration by TIPS. Please remember to click the "SUBMIT" button at the end of this form when you are ready to submit your application.