Youth Corps

Internship Opportunity: Georgetown RISE Youth Corps

Internship Opportunity

The Georgetown RISE Youth Corps Spring 2019 Internships


Do you know a Coastal Carolina University student with an interest in gaining first-hand career experience? An interest in sustainable development? An opportunity to be paid while practicing real-life skills? Please help us spread the word about this exciting opportunity!

The United Nations Georgetown RISE Youth Corps initiative is a high impact, transformative learning program centered on real life skills and experiences in Georgetown County. The internship offers an integrated teaching/learning component that links county goals to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Youth Corps is intended to contribute to our industry and public institutions, and also to inspire a new generation of professionals in our county to live, work, and play here.

Spring Internships are paid $2,000 for 13 weeks to begin January 14th. Students will have to arrange a work schedule with employers prior to the start date. A minimum of 15 hours per week in the internship is required, in addition to a three credit class on Mondays 4-6pm in Georgetown.

For background on the Youth Corps program, please click here.

For eligibility and a complete list of available internships, please click here.

Applications due October 26th. To apply, please click here.


Businesses, organizations, and other employers: Do you have an interest in hosting a CCU Youth Corps intern? In summer of 2018, interns worked with 11 Georgetown County employers, resulting in career guidance, personal connections to Georgetown County, and even full-time job offers. For questions about hosting Youth Corps interns, please email: georgetownrise@gmail.com

Check out a video of former Youth Corps interns learning by doing:

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