Make the most of your summer. Every spring, creative programs are launched to prepare young action-takers for their next step in employment. Summer program participants gain exposure to interesting careers, entrepreneurship and winning summer job hunt practices.

Featured Spring & Summer Programs

High School Summer Internship Programs 

Youth ages 16-18. Do something more with your summer. Apply for a PAID summer internship in manufacturing or healthcare. Internships are supported by NoCo Manufacturing Sector Partnership, Northern Colorado Health Sector Partnership, & Larimer County Economic & Workforce Development.

Contact Sandra Jackam at Larimer County Economic & Workforce Development - (970) 498-6635 or - for further questions!

Summer Employment Nights - concluded for 2019

See our  Summer Resource Packet for information shared at the events

These events have concluded for 2019. Thank you to all who attended our Fort Collins event on March 6th! We regret our Loveland event was canceled due to the weather on March 13th. In an effort to reach those who were unable to attend, we've pulled together a Summer Resource Packet (linked above) with useful summer job search resources & information on spring/summer programs! Want continued inside scoop on summer opportunities? Register for Summer Works & receive weekly updates, job postings & tips!

Career Road Trips 2019

For ages 14-24.  Take a ride with Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development to experience careers of the future. See behind the scenes of local businesses and get ideas from real professionals on how to get to your dream career. Just like the open road, the possibilities are endless and you just need a glimpse in the right direction to find your way!  Career Road Trips is a summer program.

Summer Works 2019

Gain insight and valuable information to support your summer job search.  This weekly e-newsletter runs from March to August and includes featured employers, job search tips, events, and more. Register today!

Larimer County Conservation Corps

Now hiring for 2019!  

Be a part of something that matters. Get your boots on the ground and help sustain our natural resources. For ages 16-25, corpsmembers gain valuable experience working in teams, developing personal and professional skills, while learning about local conservation efforts. We offer multiple seasonal Corps programs every year.

If you have questions, please call us at (970) 498-6660 or email

  • Land – Ages 16-18 (Applications are open!)
  • RMNP Land – Ages 18-25 (Applications are open!)
  • Sawyer– Ages 18-25 (Applications are open!)

To apply learn more about summer opportunities and to apply, click here

Young Entrepreneur Tournament (YET) 

Applications closed for 2019

Youth ages 18 and younger. This 5-part workshop will assist you in identifying and preparing a business plan and will wrap up with youth presenting their business plan to local business leaders and compete for a cash award.

For information, please contact Andrew Minor at (970) 498-6083 or

AND…. Year Round Employment Support