Hosting Companies
Farewell Media
School Of Ranch
Redmond Senior Center
LivBend Real Estate
WorldMark by Wyndham
911 Motorsports LLC
Signature
The Blissful Heart Wellness Center
Motion & Flow Control Products Inc.
HelloBendOregon
Terra Frma
Z Onion Creative Group
Juniper Springs Senior Living
Nealy Pierce
Production Squad
Global Surplus Distribution
Identity Zone
Mid-Oregon Personnel Services
Spectrum Building and Restoration
Pratum Co-op Madras
Webfoot Painting
The Children's Learning Center
Advanced Stamp & Laser, LLC
Cove Palisades Resort
Seventh Day Adventist Church DBA Madras Christian School
DynaCore Fitness
Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards & Winery
Fuel Safe Systems/ARM Inc.
High Desert ESD
Juniper Golf Course
PCC Schlosser
Redmond Municipal Airport
Risse Racing
Spark Your Mindset
Trout Realty, Inc.
Redmond Area Park & Recreation District
Windermere Real Estate - Noah Von Borstel/Matthew Gilman
Sunwest Builders
Brown & Brown Northwest
Latino Community Association - Bend
Central Oregon Builders Association
Steve Bennett Builders
Water Right Services, LLC
Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity
Collective Pallet
Algofy
Volunteers in Medicine
Waddell Electric Motor Service
St. Vincent de Paul Redmond
High Desert Food & Farm Alliance
541 Roofing & Heat Coil
Povey & Associates Surveyors
Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC
Herringbone Books
Sunriver Resort
A & E Masonry and Construction
Ermila's Childcare and Bilingual Preschool
Stickerlishious
Christiansen Contracting Company
Upper Deschutes Watershed Council
The Nanny Studio
Academie de Ballet Classique LLC
Combined Communications
Commercial Powder Coating, Inc.
Bluefish Dental & Orthodontics
Bright Wood Corporation - Redmond
OSU-Cascades Innovation Co-Lab
Bend Yoga Festival
RobDawg Studios
KinderCare Education LLC- Champions
GEL Energy Solutions
Motel 6
Fund for Oregon Rural Journalism
Deschutes County Health Services - Redmond
Peak Euro
Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO)
Mazama Media
The Hari Homes
Rosell Wealth Management
Visiting Angels
Childrens Forest of Central Oregon
White Knuckle Studios LLC
Nine Peaks Solutions
Northland Furniture Co.
Bad Boys BBQ LLC - Redmond
Keith Manufacturing Company
Step and Spine Physical Therapy Madras
iREITs Inc
Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC
High Lookee Lodge
Kids Club of Jefferson County
Wahoo Films
Bend Research, Inc. (Capsugel) (Lonza)
REDI
Sureline Broadband
Latino Community Association - Madras
BrightSide Animal Center
Diamond Refrigeration, LLC
Jefferson County Library District
Emagineered Solutions, Inc.
Farmers Insurance - Dennis Marbell
Glass Accents
Highlakes Restoration
Central Oregon KOA
Lynch Pro-Formance Products
Jules Accounting Services, Inc
Quality Truss - Parr Company
Ridgeline Metal, Inc.
Straw Propeller Gourmet Foods, an Indulgent Foods Company
Rock That Ink
Decals Unlimited
Redmond Welding and Contracting
Heart Of Oregon Corps
BBSI
Alpenglow Agency
Stroke Awarenss Oregon
Sylvan Learning Center
Cascade Business News
Global Strategies
BendBroadband - A TDS Company
Pickle Jar Studios
Ignite Positive Changes LLC
Broken Top Candle Company
Rheuben, Dr. Thomas R., DMD, FAGD, LLC
A Smile For Kids
Connect Central Oregon
Redmond School District
Big Sky Balloons
Opera Bend (Redmond)
PGE Project Zero
Lindahl Reed
Treasure Valley Coffee
Kona Ice of Bend
Latino Community Association - Redmond
On Track OHSU!
Nicole Gee Photography
First American Title - Sunriver
Stratos Aircraft
Goody's Chocolate Company
St. Thomas Academy
Big Foot Beverage Distributors
Oregon Lifestyle Property Group-Keller Williams Realty
Inspired Health
R&H Construction
SiCamore Semi
Hometown Drug
East Cascade Retirement Community
Jefferson County School District 509-J
Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District
City of Culver
Jefferson County
Madras Garden Depot
Penelope's Soaps and Such
Built 4 U Woodworking, Inc. DBA The Cabinet Shop
Volitant Consulting
East Cascade Works
City of Redmond
EQuus Rising Learning Center & Ranch Retreats
Farmers Insurance - Steve Hull
Green Plow Coffee Roasters, LLC
Highland Veterinary Hospital
Cove Corner Store
NailMagic, Inc
Deschutes County Sheriff's Office
Rimrock Dental of Redmond
Haelan House
Sleep Inn & Suites of Redmond
Jefferson County Public Health
Panacea at the Canyon
Zealius
Deschutes County Health Services
Council on Aging of Central Oregon
The Wallace Group Inc.
St Charles Health System
Zolo Media
Better Together
SGA Certified Public Accountants & Consultants
Jefferson County Community Learning Center
Shasta Administrative Services
CoEnergy
Chase Doors - aka Senneca Holdings
Regency Village at Redmond
Pronghorn Resort
Stitchin Post/Twigs
Mclean Metalworks
Camp Tamarack
City of Bend
Warm Springs Early Childhood Education Center
Bridge Masters Inc.
Heart Of Oregon Corps - Bend
Deschutes County
Fitch & Neary P.C.
Hayden Homes
Jacob Engineering Group
New Creation Tiny Homes
Mia's Sprouts Early Childhood Development Center - Bend
Niblick & Greene's at Eagle Crest
Underground Book Store
IBEX Global (formerly TRG Customer Solutions)
FM News 100/1110 KBND
Earthcruiser
Humm Kombucha
Adventure Guru, LLC
Stahancyk, Kent & Hook P.C.
QVI Risk Solutions, Inc
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras
Cv International
Madras Sanitary Service
Opportunity Foundation of Central Oregon - Madras
Every Idea Marketing
10 Barrel Brewing Company
Heart of Oregon Corps Madras Thrift Store
Bauer Electronics
Bend Park & Recreation District
Beulahs Place
Composite Approach
Dr Marci Aplin-Scott
Evergreen Academy Preschool & Childcare
Bulletin, The
Foresight Learning Center
H.A. McCoy Engineering & Surveying
Impact Graphix and Signs, Inc.
Opportunity Foundation of Central Oregon
REACH
Rise Painting & Maintenance, LLC
Smith Brothers Pushrods
The DeLeone Corporation
Press Pros Printing Company
Timothy Park Photo + Video
Baseball BBQ
Redmond Athletic Club
Mia's Sprouts Early Childhood Development Center
City Club of Central Oregon
Aperion
Camp Fire Central Oregon
Cascade Financial Strategies
Premier Printing Solutions
Central Oregon Health Council
Griffin Seed International, LLC
Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council - Jefferson County
Prestige Hardwood Flooring, Inc.
LivOregon Real Estate LLC
Stemach Design & Architecture
Lake Simtustus Resort, RV Park, Tiny Homes & Marina
Tech Soft 3D
Colfax Tactical/Redmond Black Rifle
Tetherow
Village Bike & Ski
CiES, Inc.
Black Bear Diner Madras
Predictive UX
Swag Off Road
La Pine City Office
Highland Baptist Church
i3D Manufacturing
Gensco
Argonaut Cycles
Newhouse Manufacturing Co.
Lines for Life: YouthLine - Warm Springs
Hand in Hand Productions
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Employer Information

Here are the Benefits of Hosting An Intern
  • Find Future employees
  • Test-drive the talent
  • Increase productivity
  • Increase employee-retention rate
  • Give back to the community
  • Support students
  • Benefit your business
  • Develop the next generation workforce
Internship Overview
  • Hours per week: Typically 4-16 hours (Must adhere to labor laws regarding student’s age)
  • Total Hours:
    • High Schoolers - 1/2 an elective credit for 65 hours of work time
    • College Students – individualized credit is applied
  • Period: 10-12 weeks (variable and can continue if all parties agree)
  • Paid/Unpaid Internship: Employer's discretion (Must adhere to labor laws)
  • Student Age Range: 16-24 years
Our Internship Coordinators Are Here To Help!

Your regional Internship Coordinator can help connect to student from the local high schools,

colleges, universities and local youth organizations.


How to Prepare for Hosting an Internship
  • Can you support an internship?
  • Is the Internship paid or unpaid?
  • What efforts and training will be assigned to the intern(s)?
  • Who will be assigned to supervise the intern(s)?
  • Understand state labor laws regarding hosting interns.
Here are the Steps to Take
  • Meet with Internship Coordinator determine desire to host Internships.
  • Complete the Internship Request Form providing the details of internship.
  • Review candidates provided by Internship Coordinator
  • Interview selected candidates
  • Communicate the results of interviews to the Internship Coordinator
  • Welcome new Intern commencing Internship
  • Communicate with Internship Coordinator on intern's progress
  • Complete periodic evaluations
Benefits of Hosting An Intern
  • Find Future employees
  • Test-drive the talent
  • Increase productivity
  • Increase employee-retention rate
  • Give back to the community
  • Support students
  • Benefit your business
  • Develop the next generation workforce
Overview
  • Hours per week: Typically 4-16 hours (Must adhere to labor laws regarding student’s age)
  • Total Hours:
    • High Schoolers - 1/2 an elective credit for 65 hours of work time
    • College Students – individualized credit is applied
  • Period: 10-12 weeks (variable and can continue if all parties agree)
  • Paid/Unpaid Internship: Employer's discretion (Must adhere to labor laws)
  • Student Age Range: 16-24 years
Internship Coordinator Can Help!

Your regional Internship Coordinator can help connect to student from the local high schools,

colleges, universities and local youth organizations.

Prepare for Hosting an Internship
  • Can you support an internship?
  • Is the Internship paid or unpaid?
  • What efforts and training will be assigned to the intern(s)?
  • Who will be assigned to supervise the intern(s)?
  • Understand state labor laws regarding hosting interns.
Steps to Take
  • Meet with Internship Coordinator determine desire to host Internships.
  • Complete the Internship Request Form providing the details of internship.
  • Review candidates provided by Internship Coordinator
  • Interview selected candidates
  • Communicate the results of interviews to the Internship Coordinator
  • Welcome new Intern commencing Internship
  • Communicate with Internship Coordinator on intern's progress
  • Complete periodic evaluations
Company Spotlight
Griffin Seed International, LLC Area: Jefferson County

Griffin Seed International is a local wholesale seed company in Metolius that ships high-quality vegetable and herb seeds around the globe.  With over 30 years of experience in the business, founder Robert Griffin strives to provide a wide variety of high-quality vegetable and herb seeds to international and local customers.  Griffin Seed offers seeds that meet the highest quality standards in the worldwide market and are designated primarily for commercial growers.  

Recently, Robert partnered with Youth CareerConnect to grow his emerging workforce by hiring an Office Assistant Intern and hopes to hire another intern for his warehouse in the near future as his business continues to ship seeds around the world.  

Camp Tamarack Area: Regional

Camp Tamarack is known in Central Oregon for their Outdoor School and Summer Camp programs.  Their programs take place in a serene setting that is nestled in the Ponderosa pines outside of Sisters, Oregon, above Suttle Lake.  If you ask a Central Oregonian if they have been to or heard of Camp Tamarack, you are sure to get a positive response to their experiences, Camp Tamarack is sure to not disappoint your expectations of learning in the great outdoors.  Camp Tamarack continues to support youth of Central Oregon and recently connected with Youth CareerConnect to help them find a Program and Teaching Intern for their virtual program.  They hired not one, but two interns from Jefferson County to help them implement their current curriculum for schools across Central Oregon that begins February 2021!

Mia's Sprouts Early Childhood Development Center Area: Redmond

Mia's Sprouts Early Child Development Center is a preschool and daycare located in downtown Redmond.  It was founded in 2016 by Martha Isela.  It is a result of a lifetime of experiences and education that made her realize that her lifelong passion was teaching.  Her team is committed to providing more than just supervision of children. Their goal is to help foster a passion and a love of learning.  Because of their direction and passion for helping our kids grow into young adults Mia's Sprouts has teamed up with Youth CareerConnect and accepted two students to do internships and assist in their companies rapid growth.

White Knuckle Studios LLC Area: Bend

WK Studios offers full-service video production that drives ROI for our clients.

Studios drive emotion and emotions drive sales.  WK Studios specializes in the fusion of stories and brands.  We engage your audience on a deeper level, creating a response that lasts long after the video ends.

 

We’re passionate about creating memorable and effective videos.  Our founders have 20+ years of experience crafting non-profit and corporate video content.

 

We care about our clients and understand the importance of delivering a strong ROI.  For that reason, we work with our clients to ensure messaging goals are defined well before a camera is ever touched.  This way your marketing campaigns are thought out, cohesive and effective.

 

WK Studios is a great supporter of the Youth CareerConnect program and are currently hosting two students as interns. 

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Youth CareerConnect is an initiative of Better Together, working to advance the collective impact of educators, businesses, governments, and youth development organizations.

Youth CareerConnect