Summer Internship & Employment Program for 2022 High School Seniors

Apply today! Space is limited!

Gain real world experience through a paid, 250 hour summer internship placement with a local employer at $15.00/hour. Internships are tailored to the intern's career interest.

Here are some of the opportunities available:

If you don't see any internship positions that interest you we can work with you to find one that is a better match.

Position Title Business Location Career Interest Area
Machine Operator Helper Sears Trostel Fort Collins Construction/Skilled Trades
Service Technician Houska Automotive Fort Collins Automotive
Chef Assistant The Cooking Studio Fort Collins Culinary Art
Service Manager Assistant RC Auto Detail & Carpet Cleaning Fort Collins Administration
Resident Services/Administration Neighbor to Neighbor Fort Collins Human Services
Horticulture Intern Gardens on Spring Creek Fort Collins Natural Resources
Office and Event Assistant Live, Love, Work Fort Collins Business/Human Services
Administrative Mountain States Drivers Education Fort Collins OR Loveland Administration
IT General Intern Thompson School District Loveland Information Technology
Recreation Center Aide City of Loveland Loveland Recreation/Human Services
Personal Care Provider Assistant Columbine Health Systems Loveland Healthcare
Production Intern Awards Unlimited Loveland


Production Assistant E.I. Medical Imaging Loveland Manufacturing/Veterinary Medicine
Art Studio Marketing Intern Artisan You Loveland Arts/Marketing
Associate Technician Agile RF Systems LLC Berthoud Manufacturing/Aerospace
Apprentice Machinist Datum Machining Berthoud Manufacturing/Machining
Manufacturing Intern Rapid Pro Tooling Berthoud Manufacturing
Intern Estes Park Massage Estes Park Human Services


Get transitional support with your employment and educational goals through workshops, resume assistance, interviewing preparation, and post-secondary guidance. Cash bonuses for program goal completion.


In order to qualify, students must be 16-21 years old, U.S. Citizen and Larimer County resident, high school senior on track to graduate by May 2022, and meet both of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Low income: receiving public assistance i.e. food stamps, TANF, SSI, etc. or meet local income threshold. Individual with a learning/mental/physical disability diagnosis is considered household of one for income purposes.
  • Challenge to employment: teen parent, learning/mental/physical disability, IEP/504, probation, foster care, homeless, or past offender record

Steps to Apply

  1. Watch the orientation video to make sure you are eligible and that the program is a good fit for you!


2. Complete the Application

Questions? Contact CareerRise at (970) 498-6608 or


The inCompass program is funded through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA).

WIOA Complaint & Grievance Process