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To become a Jobs for Youth Member, you must attend a 1-hour job preparation workshop. Email for upcoming workshop dates.

Summer Internships

The Jobs for Youth Summer Internship places Jobs for Youth Members age 18-21 in County Departments for 6-10 weeks. Internship opportunities are available in a number of Departments, and job duties can include office support, receptionist tasks, or special projects. Summer Interns receive mentoring from government leaders and professional development opportunities.

  • Requirements: San Mateo County resident, JFY Member*, 18 to 21 years old
  • Duration: June through August (approximately 6-10 weeks)
  • Hours: Flexible
  • Location: Positions are available in several Departments and may include placements in Belmont, Daly City, East Palo Alto, Half Moon Bay, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, and South San Francisco
  • How to Apply: For summer 2021, you can apply from April 22 – May 23 using this link!

*To become a Jobs for Youth Member, you must attend a job preparation workshop. For upcoming workshop dates, email

Other County Internships

The County of San Mateo is invested in your future! A number of other internship programs are available. For more information, visit the HR Internships page