Youth Information

THE YOUTH APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED

What the Georgia TeenWork Internship Program has to offer you
“Put in the work today for your successes tomorrow”

  • Job readiness training to enhance and develop necessary employment skills
  • 3 sessions of paid internship opportunity throughout the year
  • Guidance and support from Employment and Training Specialist
  • Employment and career education resources

Program Testimonials

“My experience working with the Georgia TeenWork Internship Program helped shape my career path. In working with the program I was able to obtain the position that started my career with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services and for that I am forever grateful.” — Commissioner’s Office, 2006

Youth Eligibility Requirements

Georgia TeenWork Internship Program applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Must be a youth in the custody of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services
  • Must be between the ages of 15 to 18 years old by the first day of the session applied for
  • Must reside in the state of Georgia
  • Possess a valid State of Georgia photo ID
  • A U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or have an employment authorization card
  • All 18 year old applicants must be attending an educational program the semester following the work session

Important Note for Employees of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services: At this time, the Georgia TeenWork Internship Program does not accept the application and participation of the children of DFCS employees.