Greater Lake City Teens Invited to Participate in the 2019 “Next Up” Summer Internship Experience

Posted April 1, 2019

The Greater Lake City Community Resource Center is proud to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2nd Annual “Next Up” Summer Internship Experience.

“Next Up” is a youth-driven, paid summer internship program that aims to provide a safe space for youth to discover their strengths and abilities and develop soft skills. While interns are exploring opportunities for success through community engagement, active participation, and positive youth development, they are also training to be the next generation of leaders in Greater Lake City.

During this internship, youth age 15 and above will work no more than 15 hours weekly at sites around the Greater Lake City area. For 8 weeks, rising juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to perform tasks specific to their site as well as those assigned by the site leaders. Sites for the 2019 interns will include: the Greater Lake City Community Resource Center, the Greater Lake City Community Development Office, ArtFields, the Lynches Lake Historical Society, the Visit Lake City SC Visitors Center, Moore Farms and Botanical Garden, the Greater Lake City Chamber of Commerce, and many more!

Teens selected to be “Next Up” Interns will also have the opportunity to fine tune their employability soft skills, such as communication, teamwork, adaptability, time management, problem-solving, and work ethic. Interns will be immersed in etiquette courses, resumé building workshop, and financial literacy classes. Additionally, interns will travel around the state to gain new experiences and memories!

Application packets can be picked up at the Greater Lake City Community Resource Center, which is located at 410 West Main Street, Lake City, or by accessing their website: All application packets must be turned into the Resource Center by 5:00 pm Friday, May 3, 2019.If you would like more information, please call the Greater Lake City Community Resource Center at (843) 374-0400 or email [email protected].

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