Program Registration

STEP-UP Chattanooga summer internship

2017 STEP-UP application

Applications are due February 21, 2017 by 5:00 pm, no exceptions!

STEP-UP Chattanooga is for current 10th, 11th, and 12th graders from Hamilton County schools. STEP-UP Chattanooga will connect 150 young people with job training and great internships at Chattanooga companies, nonprofits and government agencies.


To apply for our summer 2016 STEP-UP program you must be 16 yrs-old by May 1, 2017, a current 10th, 11th, or 12th grader (school year 2016-2017) at a Hamilton County school and not yet enrolled in college. You must also meet certain income guidelines. You do not need any previous work experience.

All STEP-UP Chattanooga students will be employed by companies and organizations that require them to be legally eligible to work in the United States.