BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Watch the FOX6 Kids & Jobs 2018 Internship Draft in the four video clips at the top of this story.
Each spring, Birmingham youth are invited to apply for age-appropriate employment opportunities through the Kids & Jobs Program. This year, students between the ages of 14 and 21 years old will be working in public, private and nonprofit sectors of the business community. Youth who are hired through the program go to work during the summer months.
2018 Kids & Jobs Program Important Dates
March 19 - April 20, 2018
Kids & Jobs Applications Available
These are the dates applications will be available online for the Exposure Program & for the Summer Executive & Explorer Internship Program. Applications can be downloaded below.
April 13, 2018
FOX6 Kids & Jobs Internship Draft
Watch the Kids & Jobs Internship Draft at 6:30 pm on WBRC FOX6. Students attending high schools from the Birmingham metropolitan area can win paid internships with companies competing to hire some of Birmingham's best! Students must be nominated by their principal in order to compete in the draft process.
April 20, 2018 by 5 pm
SUMMER EXECUTIVE & EXPLORER INTERNSHIP (SEI) Application Deadline
The SEI Program gives 16 to 21-year-old students an opportunity to gain a solid foundation for their career path. Interested students should submit a completed application to: City of Birmingham Mayor's Office Division of Youth Services, 1608 7th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203
April 21, 2018
EXPOSURE (14 & 15-year-old) PROGRAM Application & Interview Session
Bill Harris Arena at the Crossplex / Doors Open: 8 am - Doors Close: 9 am
Participating students will receive first-time exposure to the workplace. Youth must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to enter the application and interview process on April 21st. Students must submit a completed application packet during the interview session. After the doors close, parents/guardians must attend a mandatory orientation.
April 25, 2018
Kids & Jobs Expansion Meeting
Municipalities interested in starting a Kids & Jobs Program are welcome to attend this meeting. Express your interest by calling DYS at (205) 320-0879 by April 25, 2018.
Forms / Applications
For more information about the 2018 Kids & Jobs Program, call The Division of Youth Services (DYS) at 205-320-0879.
*Applicants must reside in the City of Birmingham to be considered for the Kids & Jobs Program.