FLY internships are an exciting way to immerse yourself in the culture and day-to-day operations of Fresh Lifelines for Youth! You will learn first-hand what it takes to be an integral part of our dynamic teams and directly impact the youth FLY serves. Our internships appeal to individuals of diverse interests and talents and all include youth programs and professional development opportunities.

Interns will be invited to take part in our six-module FLY Launch Program, which includes face-to-face meetings with our CEO, COO, and CDO; review of FLY’s use of Evidence-based Practices with youth; understanding of  our Finance, Operations and Talent departments; FLY’s Culture and Values; a deep-dive into Stakeholder Engagement and Fund Development; and learning how to be an Ambassador for FLY.

How to Apply

Please read the internship descriptions listed below to learn more about each position, including a brief program/department description, position responsibilities, and key competencies required for each role. Internship commitments range from one semester to a year, with varying requirements for daily and weekly hours. All internships are unpaid.

Interested applicants please submit a cover letter, resume and completed FLY Internship Application to Please specify the title of the internship for which you are applying within your email’s subject line. Please direct all questions to

Key Requirements for all Internships:

  • Aligned with FLY’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license and insurance
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Relationship-building skills; able to build rapport quickly with FLY youth, staff and stakeholders
  • Computer Proficient

Santa Clara County Internships

Administrative Internship (Talent & Operations)

Development: Salesforce/Data Entry Internship & Speech Committee Internship

Reentry Program Internship

Evaluation & Learning Internship 

Mentor Program Internship 

Leadership Training Program Internship 

Community Resource Internship

Law Program Internship

San Mateo County Internships

Law Program Internship 

Leadership Training Program Internship 

Alameda County Internships

Alameda County Mentor Program Internship

Alameda County Law Program Internship

Alameda County Leadership Program Internship