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

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.  

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. 

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!

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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.

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