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Puppy raiser holds her yellow lab puppyAre you looking for ways to strengthen your experience base so you can improve your chances of getting into college, getting scholarships or employment? Are you interested in a future career in nonprofits, animal management, business or social causes? Consider a summer internship with Guide Dogs for the Blind!

Summer Youth Internship Opportunities 2015

Our Summer Youth Internship program is now accepting applications. For 2015, the criteria for applying are: you are 16 years old by June 1, 2015, and are a current, active Puppy Raising Volunteer in good standing for Guide Dogs for the Blind.

The application process requires one completed application and two letters of recommendation. Please note that applications can be turned in either hard copy or electronically; letters of recommendation must be signed and mailed by the person completing them, hard copy only.

All materials must be postmarked by March 31, 2015 to be considered. Late forms or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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If you do not meet the criteria for a 2015 internship, you may still meet the requirements for volunteering on one of our campuses, to raise a puppy, or to be a Breeder Custodian. For more information about any of those opportunities, please visit the volunteer section of our website.

Internship Forms

Summer 2015 Youth Internship Details

Summer 2015 Internship Application

Summer 2015 Internship Recommendation Form