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 & winning summer job hunt practices.

Featured Seasonal Programs

Young Entrepreneur Tournament (YET) 

Apply now for Fall 2019! Deadline is October 10th.

Youth ages 18 and younger. This 5-part workshop will assist you in identifying & preparing a business plan & will wrap up with youth presenting their business plan to local business leaders & compete for up to $2,200 in cash awards.

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

High School Internship Programs 

Larimer County Department of Health and Environment Youth Engagement Specialist

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

Summer Works 2019

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

Larimer County Conservation Corps

All summer positions have been filled. Check back in the fall for additional opportunities!  

Be a part of something that matters. Get your boots on the ground & help sustain our natural resources. For ages 16-25, corpsmembers gain valuable experience working in teams, developing personal & 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

Career Road Trips 2019 - concluded for Summer 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 & get ideas from real professionals on how to get to your dream career. Just like the open road, the possibilities are endless & you just need a glimpse in the right direction to find your way!  Career Road Trips is a summer program.

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!

AND…. Year Round Employment Support

Seeking further help for a spring or summer job search? Check out all the resources the CareerRise Team has to offer young job seekers year round.