Chautauqua Advancement Project (CAP)
An Internship Program for Young Professionals
This unique and innovative program will support a group of young professionals to be placed in paid internships at businesses located in Chautauqua County for 6-16 weeks depending on the Intern and worksite availability. The placement at a business will be largely determined by the Intern’s long-term career goals. The Internship Program is scheduled to start on or about the first week of June.
Internships and Learning
Each CAP intern will work a typical workday Monday – Thursday at an assigned business or as needed by the host organization. On each Friday, the interns will participate in a mandatory paid joint-learning day that will involve a variety of activities. Staffed by the WIB, interns will receive customized job coaching on resumes, interviewing, and networking. The group of interns will also work on various community projects as a team. Some additional time beyond the Monday – Friday work week may be required on weekends and evenings to complete community projects and networking opportunities.
To be eligible for this internship, you must meet one of the following criteria:
· A recent college or certificate training program graduate
· Will be graduating from college or a certificate training program this year
· A current college or certificate training program student
AND are interested in living and working in the Chautauqua County, NY area.
The Workforce Investment Board and Chautauqua County are interested in young professionals to fill these internships.
By filling out this application and submitting a resume, you may be selected to complete an intense interview process to determine if you are the right person to fill one of the openings. This includes an initial interview with the Workforce Investment Board staff and may include a second interview with the host organization staff.
Applications are DUE BY 4/30/23
Please put the following in the subject line: 2023 CAP Application
or submit to the following address: Workforce Investment Board
c/o Zulma Johnson
4 E. 3rd St., Suite 102
Jamestown, NY 14701