Teens In Public Service is now accepting applications for teens who want to make a difference as a summer intern.

Students age 15-19 can now apply to serve as a paid summer intern in the 2019 TIPS Summer Internship Program.  TIPS Interns work with a selection of nonprofit organizations in a variety of roles to support their community-based and develop public service leadership skills.

Each applicant must submit an application and two letters of recommendation to be considered for a TIPS summer internship. Please read all application and letter of recommendation requirements carefully before starting your application.


You may fill out and submit your application in one of two ways to become a 2019 TIPS intern: through our online application or by mailing in a PDF application. Instructions for both methods are included in the links, below.

All applications are due by February 25, 2019 and must be complete to qualify for an application review.


Letters of Recommendation

Each applicant must submit two letters of recommendation to be considered for a TIPS summer internship.  Please read the TIPS guidelines on obtaining and submitting letters of recommendation carefully before requesting your letters.

All letters of recommendation are due by February 25th, 2019.  Letters may be submitted by the applicant or by the individuals writing letters of recommendation, either via email or direct mail.


Non-Discrimination Policy

We value our interns and the non-profit organizations we serve by providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants regardless of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state and/or local laws. TIPS is committed to giving interns of all backgrounds the opportunity to work and contribute to the organizations we serve and to the community.