Deadline for summer youth internships extended

The deadline has been extended to apply for the City of Pensacola Summer Youth Intern Program, which will offer an opportunity for eligible youth ages 16-24 to get paid work experience this summer in a variety of participating city departments.

Applications for the Summer Youth Intern Program are now due Friday, May 28 at 4 p.m.

The rate of pay for the program has been increased to $10 per hour, with program participants allowed to work up to 20 hours per week.

The program will run Monday, June 7 through Friday, July 30.

To be considered for the Summer Youth Intern Program, participants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a City of Pensacola resident with proof of address.
  • Be 16 to 24 years old at the time of enrollment.
  • If under the age of 18, the applicant must have parental/guardian consent to be considered for participation.
  • Provide a letter of recommendation.
  • Provide a 300-500 word statement of purpose outlining career interests.
  • Complete job readiness preparatory training class on Friday, June 4.
  • Not have any felony convictions.
  • Meet hiring criteria of the temporary employment agency.
  • Submit a complete application by the Friday, May 28 deadline.

The City of Pensacola Summer Youth Intern Program was created to provide an opportunity for participant to gain meaningful work experience designed to prepare them for today’s workforce. The overall goal of the program is to promote career development while providing paid on-the-job work experience.

Participating city departments:

  • Mayor’s Office
  • Pensacola Energy
  • Pensacola Police Department
  • Pensacola Fire Department
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Pensacola International Airport
  • Public Works
  • Neighborhood Services
  • Sanitation/Fleet Services
  • Housing
  • Parking
  • Finance
  • City Attorney’s Office
  • Human Resources

A limited number of eligible applicants will be selected and offered a position in the City of Pensacola Summer Youth Intern Program.

Click here to download an intern program application.

The application is due Friday, May 28 at 4 p.m., and notification of appointment will be made by Tuesday, June 1. Please email applications and supporting documents to, or mail or hand-deliver to: