STEP-UP Chattanooga Student Application Form

Thank you for your interest in STEP-UP Chattanooga.  PEF’s College and Career Success work aims to bridge the skills gap between our talented young people and the needs of our region’s work force with the creation of a new internship program—STEP-UP Chattanooga—that will connect Hamilton County students to career opportunities. The purpose of STEP-UP Chattanooga is to address the many obstacles young people face as they try to gain critical skills needed to begin a meaningful career with businesses need of well-trained employees to fill the ever-growing number of jobs in Chattanooga by providing comprehensive work-readiness training, on-the-job experience, and professional connections for student interns.

Seventy-five students from Hamilton County will be chosen based on completed applications and milestone completions prior to the start of their summer internships (including the depth of your short answer questions and completion of training).The application deadline has been extended for qualified and nominated students to Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 5:00 pm, no exceptions. 

If you have issues submitting the online form, please contact Janice Neal at 668-2423 or