Youth Employment Events

Livermore Teen Academy 2020

Deadline: Feb 28, 2020
Livermore, CA
Livermore Public Library 1188 S. Livermore Ave. Livermore, CA 94550

Event Summary

Livermore Public Library is now accepting applications for the fourth annual Livermore Teen Academy, a three-week summer program that includes a series of interactive workshops and a short internship with the City of Livermore.
Applications must be received by Feb. 28.

Workshops will include topics such as personal finance and job searching skills, as well as information about local government and becoming an engaged and informed citizen. The academy will also include an internship totaling 24-hours with a city department. Internships will be assigned taking into account the interests and skills of the participants.

Those who successfully complete the three-week academy, including the internship and all workshop sessions, will receive a $330 stipend.

The Academy will run from June 8 through June 26, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The Library will host the workshop sessions at the Civic Center Library, while participants will report to their assigned internship sites on internship days.
Livermore residents and students entering their junior or senior year of high school in the Fall are eligible. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older by the start of the program on June 8.

Selected applicants will be invited to participate in an interview process. A limited number of teens will then be selected to participate in the academy. Past participants in the academy are not eligible. Application materials are available on the Livermore Public Library’s website, www.livermorelibrary.net, under Teen Space.

For more information, contact Nathan Brumley at (925) 373-5572 or njbrumley@cityoflivermore.net.