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DALLAS MAYOR'S INTERN FELLOWS PROGRAM


Who is Eligible

Gain experience and get paid on your summer vacation!

June 10, 2019 ­- August 2, 2019

Who is eligible to participate?

High School and residency requirements:

  • Students must be a current sophomore or a junior at any Dallas public or charter high school. (The physical address of the school that you attend must be physically located in the City of Dallas)
  • - or -
  • Students must be a current sophomore or a junior at any Richardson ISD High School and the student must physically live in the City of Dallas.

Additional requirements:

  • Students must be Sophomore or Junior for school year (2018/2019)
  • Students must be at least 16 years old and able to work in the US by June 10, 2019.
  • Students must have at least a 3.0 (85) cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and a solid attendance record. (No exceptions)
  • Students must complete an on-line application at www.mayorsinterns.org by January 31, 2019.
  • Students must obtain a letter of recommendation from their campus leadership.
  • Students must view a 1 hour work readiness webinar.
  • Students must participate in one half day (unpaid) of the Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program Business Readiness Workshop (Workforce Essentials) on Saturday, January 12th, Saturday, January 26th or Saturday, February 9th.
  • Students must be able to participate in the Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program Job Fair with their high school.
  • Students must complete school Job Fair field trip form and MIFP photo release form by April 1st.
  • Students must turn in copies of their transcript, state issued driver’s license, issued ID or work visa by April 1st.
  • Selected Intern Fellows must be available to work the entire 8 week internship June 10 – August 2, 2019. (No days off)
  • Selected Intern Fellows must participate in 2 full days of Intern Fellows Training/Leadership Development Workshops on May 29th & 30th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Townview Magnet Center.
  • Selected Intern Fellows must participate in one 3 hour community service day held during summer internship period. Date: TBD
  • Selected Intern Fellows must complete the MIFP summer curriculum component of the internship. (weekly assignments)
  • Selected Intern Fellows must attend the conclusion luncheon on July 26, 2019.

For more information e-mail: help@mayorsinterns.org

DALLAS MAYOR'S INTERN FELLOWS PROGRAM


The Process

How does it work?

Step 1 (Application Process):

  • Students review program requirements to determine if they are eligible to participate in the program.
  • Students determine if the the address of the Dallas public or charter school that they attend is physically located in the City of Dallas (Your campus address should say: Dallas, TX).
  • Students determine if they attend a school in Richardson ISD and the address where you live is located in the City of Dallas. (Your home address should say: Dallas, TX).
  • Complete the online application and sign up for the 1 full day Business Readiness Workshop.

Step 2 (Student Prep Process):

  • Students attend an information session at their local campus for program orientation and expectations (contact your EIF Higher Education Advisor or Campus MIFP Facilitator.)
  • Students view a 1 hour business readiness webinar.
  • Students attend at least one half day Business Essentials Workshop.
  • Students obtain necessary documents needed for program eligibility.

Step 3 (Interview Process):

  • Students attend mock interviews on their campus.
  • Employers will review on-line applications and request interviews to be held at the MIFP Job Fair.
  • MIFP conducts an internship job fair where all qualified candidates will get a chance to be interviewed by all the employers present.

Step 4 (The Internship):

  • Employers will provide the student with an MIFP Internship offer letter.
  • Students will have 3-4 days to accept the MIFP internship job offer.
  • Students selected will start their paid 8-week internship June 10, 2019 ­- August 2, 2019.

Step 5 (Requirements of the Internship):

  • Students must be available to work the entire 8 weeks.
  • Students must attend 2 full days of Leadership Development on May 30-31, 2019.
  • Students must attend one MIFP Community Service Day in June or July 2019.
  • Students must complete their summer internship learning curriculum.
  • Students must attend the MIFP Celebratory Luncheon on July 26, 2019.


For more information e-mail: help@mayorsinterns.org

DALLAS MAYOR'S INTERN FELLOWS PROGRAM


Key Dates

Tasks Dates / Deadlines Location Time
Workforce Essentials Workshops
1st session

2nd session

3rd session

January 12, 2019

January 26, 2019

February 9, 2019

Kimball High School

Adamson High School

Skyline high school

8:00 AM – 11:45 AM or 11:45AM – 3:45PM
8:00 AM – 11:45 AM or 11:45AM – 3:45PM
8:00 AM – 11:45 AM or 11:45AM – 3:45PM
Internship Job Fair April 1, 2019 Hyatt Regency Dallas 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Intern Matching April 2019 - May 2019 Your Campus N/A
Paperwork and On-boarding Process May 31, 2019 Your Campus Contact Your Facilitator
Intern Fellows Training May 30 - 31, 2019 Townview Magnet Center 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
First Day June 10, 2019 Various Various
Community Service TBD TBD Various
Celebratory Luncheon July 26, 2019 Hyatt Regency Dallas 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM




For more information e-mail: help@mayorsinterns.org

DALLAS MAYOR'S INTERN FELLOWS PROGRAM

Hello 2017 Class of Intern Fellows!

As part of your summer learning, we ask that you complete your weekly summer assignments. These assignments are a requirement of your summer internship. To maximize your learning experience, we invite you to upgrade your MIFP status by completing 250 MIFP Scholar points. All intern Fellows who obtain 250 MIFP Scholar Points will be invited to attend our special recognition on September 14, 2017.

Input Assignments or MIFP Scholar Assignment Here