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Summer Youth Internship Program

For Students

Are you a high school student looking for a PAID internship experience this summer? FIU is hiring!

The Summer Youth Internship Program connects exceptional Miami-Dade County Public Schools' (MDCPS) high school students with part-time summer opportunities across various units at FIU.

Thanks to our community partners at CareerSource South Florida, The Children's Trust, Miami-Dade County, and South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union, high schoolers are able to join the FIU team and explore career opportunities through hands-on learning and skills development.

If you're ready to land a paid internship, make sure to apply via your MDCPS high school application portal. If you have any questions regarding your application, please reach out to Alina Parbtani, Director of the Talent Development Network at

For Employers

Are you looking to hire a student in the Summer Youth Internship Program for your unit or department? We are looking for interested supervisors to collaborate with us! 

If you are interested in hosting one or more high school student interns, please register and complete the Request Form found here. Our team will work with MDCPS to recruit students, coordinate interviews, and place them in matched departments based on your descriptions in the request form.

For more information regarding the Summer Youth Internship Program for employers, please contact Alina Parbtani, Director of the Talent Development Network at