Positive Youth Development

Student Employment Opportunities

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National 4-H Council

The following opportunities are available to students interested in gaining hands-on, real-world experience in positive youth development.

+YD (Positive Youth Develompent) Intern

Working in partnership with Nebraska Extension 4-H Youth Development professionals, a team of +YD (Positive Youth Development) Student Interns in the 4-H Thrive Lab: Advancing Youth Development will: 

  • Deliver significant statewide educational programs.
  • Complete work related to the priorities of the Nebraska 4-H Youth Development department.
  • Participate and assist with Youth Development research.
  • Engage in training and professional development opportunities to learn about the best practices of positive youth development and to ensure a quality educational experience for youth participants. 

Interns are hired each semester as openings are available. Applications are no longer being accepted for the Spring 2023 semester; information regarding summer employment opportunities will be shared in March. 

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STEM Discovery Initiative Intern

Working in partnership with Nebraska Extension 4-H Youth Development professionals, a team of STEM Discover Initiative Student Interns in the 4-H Thrive Lab: Advancing Youth Development will:

  • Teach educational programs for elementary youth participants in face-to-face afterschool club programs using curriculum related to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
  • Develop online instructional videos focused upon STEM topics that can be remotely used by youth development professionals and volunteers in out-of-school time settings.
  • Complete work related to the priorities of the Nebraska 4-H Youth Development.
  • Engage in training and professional development opportunities to learn about the best practices of positive youth development and to ensure a quality educational experience for youth participants.

Interns are hired each semester as openings are available. Applications are no longer being accepted for the Spring 2023 semester; information regarding summer employment opportunities will be shared in March. 

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