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Partnership Raleigh

Partnership Raleigh is a public-private partnership between the City of Raleigh and the local business community. The goal of this initiative is to provide career exploration and employment opportunities to youth and young adults who live and/or go to school in Raleigh. This partnership benefits all parties involved: the students acquire invaluable employment experience, work-related training, and professional development skills. The business community receives qualified youth employees who may become long-term employees and provide positive contributions to the future of the community.

Our Programs

Community Climate Internship Program

A 10-week hybrid internship program for college students interested in carrying out the goals of the Raleigh Community Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, address climate equity and build community resilience.

Applications are typically posted in March.

Conservation Intern Program

An eight to 10-week summer program for high school and college students interested in gaining valuable work experience in natural resources and environmental fields. 

Applications are typically posted in March.

Pathways to Public Service Fellowship

A six-month cohort-based program for college seniors and recent graduates interested in gaining real-world, professional work experience in municipal government.

Cohort II applications will open in October 2024.

Partnership Raleigh WakeWorks® Apprenticeship Program

A partnership between the City of Raleigh, Wake County, and Wake Technical Community College that provides on-the-job training in a City of Raleigh department while the student fulfills a degree or professional credential requirements.