Internship Positions

  • Sam's Club Summer Internship Program

    A 10-week program introduces you to the business world.

    Join us after graduation or continue with our team while attending school.

    See flyer for more information


    Wake County EMS High School Summer Internship Program

    • For juniors and seniors
    • June - August
    • Must have transportation
    • 135 hours and final presentation

    See the informational flyer  here.


    Coffee Lodge Baristas

    Coffee Lodge, Inc. has been in business in Rolesville, NC for 14 years. We are a drive-thru only coffee shop with an outdoor seating area and walk-up window. We mostly serve people in the drive-thru lane, but on nice days, we will have people who use the walk-up window and enjoy our spacious patio seating.

    We sell coffee, espresso-based drinks such as lattes and mochas, tea and a variety of pastries, bagels and smoothies. We also serve ice cream and milkshakes.

    Coffee Lodge baristas are the highlight of the business and a large part of the drive-thru experience!

    Barista (wage listed is based on experience and is in addition to any tips earned)

    - Prepare and serve a variety of hot and cold beverages, including coffee, espresso, tea, and smoothies
    - Take customer orders and provide exceptional customer service
    - Operate cash register and handle cash transactions accurately
    - Maintain cleanliness and organization of the coffee shop
    - Follow health and safety guidelines for food handling and preparation
    - Collaborate with team members to ensure efficient workflow


    -Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
    - Cash handling: Ability to handle cash transactions accurately and efficiently
    - Customer service: Strong interpersonal skills to provide excellent customer service
    - Food service: Knowledge of food safety regulations and ability to follow proper food handling procedures
    - Coffee knowledge: Ability to make quality coffee beverages and learn recipes for specialty coffee drinks
    - Basic math: Proficiency in basic mathematical calculations for cash transactions
    - POS system: Experience using a point-of-sale (POS) system for order processing and payment

    Join our team as a Barista and be part of creating a welcoming environment where customers can enjoy delicious beverages. We offer competitive pay rates, flexible scheduling, and opportunities for growth within our company. If you have a passion for coffee, excellent customer service skills, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you!

    Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or qualifications required.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Salary: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour

    Expected hours: 10 – 25 per week


    • Flexible schedule
    • Paid training

    Restaurant type:

    • Coffee shop


    • Day shift
    • Morning shift

    Weekly day range:

    • Monday to Friday
    • Rotating weekends
    • Weekends as needed

    Work Location: In person


    Jennifer McRoy


    Business Location:  412 S. Main Street, Rolesville, NC

    Glorious Crown's Salon

    Through this structured learning experience, participants will gain insights into the roles and responsibilities of cosmetologists/natural hair specialists, acquire essential knowledge of running a successful small business in the hair industry, and have the chance to establish valuable connections with potential mentors to facilitate a smooth transition from high school to their desired career path. As members of the local community, we strongly believe in giving back and investing in the next generation. Providing high school students with hands-on experience in a professional salon setting can be a valuable and enriching opportunity.

    Key benefits include:

    • Hands-on learning
    • Career clarity
    • Mentorship
    • Scholarship opportunities
    • Potential for future employment
    Open Intern Positions (4):
    • Cosmetology/Natural Hair Specialist
    • Business Management
    • Content Creator

    Students can apply online via our website.

    Contact: Tricia Holloway at 984-235-4240 

    Bland Landscaping
    Bland Landscaping is looking for students (16 years old and up) interested in careers in the commercial landscaping industry.  They are seeking interested applicants at their locations in Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Piedmont Triad, and Coastal Carolinas. Please feel free to share this information and the minors' hiring procedure and safety policies with potential candidates. Learn about all levels of business, from Landscape Technician to Management (field, production, & accounts) to the Executive level.
    Contact: Carlos Espinosa (Talent Acquisition Specialist)
    Phone: 919-924-5844

    City of Raleigh Summer Internships
    The City of Raleigh is providing the Raleigh Summer Youth Employment Program. There are in-person and virtual options (Business & Finance, Healthcare, Sports & Entertainment Marketing) available. 
    RSYEP Website

    Habitat for Wake Summer Internship
    Habitat Wake is seeking individuals to participate in our Summer of Service internship program. As a Habitat Wake intern, you will select a concentration track and commit to working alongside staff and volunteers to gain new skills. Your positive attitude and volunteer spirit will help support Habitat Wake’s mission to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope. 
    Concentration tracks: 

    • New home construction 
    • Office-based projects 

    Volunteer Benefits: 

    • Hands-on experience in one of Habitat Wake’s core program areas 
    • Opportunities to build your leadership, project management and time management skills 
    • Exposure to the operations and administration of a non-profit organization 
    • Opportunities for networking with diverse members of the community 
    • A certificate of program completion to add to your portfolio and resume 
    • Opportunities to be involved in future Habitat Wake special events 

    Note: This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity. 
    Habitat Wake’s Summer of Service is a great opportunity for anyone looking to enhance their resume and build experience in the non-profit field. Click HERE to connect to their website.
    Valerie Padilla

    Summer Social Justice Academy
    The Summer Social Justice Academy (SSJA) is an intensive three-week paid hybrid summer experience for youth to explore how to respond to some of society’s most pressing issues. Curriculum topics include mental health, access to high-quality education, contact with the criminal justice system, and economic opportunities. Students will gather for a two-and-a-half day in-person opening ceremony and orientation, followed by two weeks of virtual content. The Academy will close with an in-person day of celebration and next steps. You can learn more about the Academy here.

    Some important program details:

    • We are recruiting rising 9th through 12th graders
    • Students will be paid $250.00 to participate
    • The deadline to apply is this Friday, April 28th, at 11:59pm!

    Young Nonprofit Fellowship Program
    General Services Foundation, a Triangle-based nonprofit, teaching students how to find their place in the service community through coaching, seed funding for initiatives, providing resources/networks, and a team, amongst other things. We hope to foster a life-long passion in service for high schoolers to have a community-oriented mindset, educate themselves on nonprofit topics, and access career/professional development in and out of the nonprofit sector.

    All current 9th-11th graders are eligible.
     Below are the different components of the fellowship program:

    • Internship: Be matched/paired with a host nonprofit you will intern with. You will be working with them on a day-to-day basis.
    • Impact Initiative: You will host many small projects, and a larger Impact Initiative, to benefit your host nonprofit. This can range from events, campaigns, and fundraisers that GSF will help you organize.
    • Article: Each fellow will complete an article to showcase their successes and where they’ve grown.
    • Weekly Assignments & Book: To support personal and professional development, we have a curriculum with weekly assignments to help market yourself to employers/colleges, learn more about the nonprofit sector, and create healthy habits.
    • Participation: Key piece to all five previous categories. Following our leadership principles and having a high level of involvement is expected of fellows.

    You can find more information about our program (including nonprofits you can be paired with) from our one-pager and 2023-2024 syllabus. Time commitments can range per week depending on the internship, but it usually ranges from 5-10 hours/week.
    Applications are due by June 4th, 2023

    Charlie's Kabob
    As an intern at Charlie’s, there are various things you can learn.
    Our three main jobs at Charlie’s are cashier,  grill man and line. 
    We also have a food truck and we cater.
    The intern will learn about each position and why it’s important for each team member to work together and communicate.
    One of the most important things to learn is good customer service. 
    The intern will also have the opportunity to see how things work behind the scenes; food prep, ordering, getting ready for catering, and food truck. 

    The intern will have the opportunity to assist with marketing, social media and learn phone skills. 
    Contact: Pam Jones

    IQ Contracting
    Offering internships to students.  Contact Taylor Rogers at for details. 
    632 Pershing Road, Raleigh, NC 27608, 919-832-5111.  Their specialty is concrete.

    Town of Wake Forest Inspections Department
    The Wake Forest Inspections Dept. is looking for students that may be interested in inspections as a career path to intern with our department. See flier HERE.

    Marvin Weathers
    Code Enforcement Section Supervisor
    (919) 435-9533

    A Letter on the Lawn
    Looking to build your resume? A Letter on the Lawn is seeking a fall intern who can manage our social media, market our business, and assist with scheduling. This position is remote and non-paid. Perfect for a student with marketing and social media interests!
    Laura Inscoe at

    Builders Bridge Summer Internship

    • 8-weeks; June 20 - August 12
    • Paid $10-15/hr 
    • 17-24-year-old men and women
    • On-the-job, paid training (no experience required)
    • Internships in 15+ trades: Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Carpentry, Masonry, Landscaping, Fulfillment, Drywall & more.
    • Majority of trades are offering part-time or full-time work after the internship
    • Learn more and apply at 

    ​See details HERE!

    Whitney Higgins
    Manager of Programs & Partnership
    True Foundation - Builders Bridge
    C: 920-213-8009

    Husky Athletic Boosters Student Intern
    Husky Athletic Booster Club is seeking an intern to work as a Sponsorship Administrative Assistant & Sponsorship Digital Marketing Assistant.

    1. Create social media posts
    2. Work with businesses to establish and maintain booster relationships
    3. Develop future marketing campaigns
    4. Update and maintain business sponsorship information
    5. Assist with game day operations
    6. Communicate and assist HABC Chair and Athletic Director with daily activities involving the community business partners

    Student Eligibility Criteria:

    • Be a current Heritage High School student
    • Recommended for students enrolled in or who have completed a business or marketing course
    • Have an outgoing personality
    • Interest in graphic design
    • Desire to explore a career in athletic marketing or marketing in general
    • Have a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
    • Be assertive and able to work well on a team
    • Independent worker who takes initiative
    • Able to work remotely with some occasional travel to local businesses and HHS

    Click HERE for more details.

    Durham Bulls Internship in TV Broadcasting
    The Durham Bulls Explorer Post 50 is a co-ed unpaid internship program that offers students, ages 14-20, a unique and invaluable opportunity to gain exceptional experience in the field of television broadcasting. Durham Bulls Explorer Post 50 is supported and sponsored by the Durham Bulls and Capitol Broadcasting Company, home of WRAL and Fox 50. Now in our 24th season of broadcasting, Post 50 provides the live broadcast of the Durham Bulls games on WRAL Sports Plus, as well as within the ballpark. We also provide highlights for FOX 50 and WRAL newscasts.
    To learn more about the Durham Bulls Explorer Post 50 Program, click here.

    Internship – Culinary Program – Ashley Christensen Restaurants
    Do you love good food and hospitality? Are you thinking about exploring a culinary career? Do you enjoy a fast-paced work environment with great people and a fun, professional atmosphere? AC Restaurants, the family of restaurants owned and operated by James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen, is now accepting applications for the inaugural class of our culinary internship program!
    Click HERE to see our flyer.

    City of Raleigh Internship Opportunity
    Available to young people ages 15-18 who have a Raleigh address. Click HERE for a flyer!
    See this LINK for more information.

    Raleigh Dream Center Summer Leadership Internship
    The RDC Summer Leadership Program is a paid internship that provides a place for young leaders to discover and strengthen their unique talents while building a solid foundation of Godly character and servant leadership. We are looking for students ages 16-24 who want to reach local communities with the gospel while also growing in their leadership skills.

    This is a hands-on mission experience serving our local communities and interns will be able to participate in all summer ministries of RDC. Join the Dream Center family that is making a difference every day around the world!" Click here for a flyer and this link for more information and the application!
    NCSU Virtual Computing Internship
    The Game2Learn Lab in the Computer Science Department at NC State University is offering an unpaid virtual high school internship program this summer starting on June 21 and extending through July 30. Interns will be piloting and co-designing educational tools and software for K-12 classrooms. 
    The internship will start with a computing bootcamp for participants to hone their skills in advanced block-based programming environments. Interns will then be assigned to teams where they will work collaboratively to build infusing computing programs and curricular materials for 100+ middle and high school teachers across North and South Carolina. 
    Interns will also provide technical and programming support for teachers learning block-based programming. Additionally, high school interns will be able to attend weekly seminars on computing topics and research practices designed for our Socially Relevant Computing and Analytics Research Experience for Undergraduates (SRCA-REU).
    To learn more about the internship, please see our program description here:  
    Interested students (grades 9-12) can apply online until April 30th here:  
    Please contact Amy Isvik (aaisvik@ncsu.edus ) or Dr. Veronica Cateté ( with any questions you might have.

    Communications Intern - Town of Wake Forest
    The Town of Wake Forest Communications Department offers voluntary internship opportunities for area high school and college students interested in enhancing their communications and marketing skills. Areas of emphasis include writing, editing, social media, advertising, networking and teamwork.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    · Updating our online calendars
    · Submitting calendar entries on external websites such as WRAL and ABC11
    · Overseeing the distribution of assorted printed materials as orders are filled and delivered
    · Maintaining printed material displays in various town facilities
    · Assisting in the preparation and setup of town events
    · Preparing various forms and other documents
    · Writing articles for various publications
    · Posting Town-sponsored events to Facebook
    · Posting information on Facebook related to specific town programs and services
    · Monitoring various community Facebook pages
    · Assisting with proofing and preparing social media plans
    · Editing the Town’s website
    · Taking photographs at town events
    · Uploading, organizing, and tagging photos on the town’s photo software
    · Other duties as assigned
    Valid driver’s license and transportation
    On occasion, the intern may be asked to provide assistance prior to, during and after town-sponsored events scheduled after normal business hours.

    Cathi Pope
    Communications Resource Specialist
    Office: 919-435-9400

    Health Career Connection Summer Internship:

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