Workforce Development Initiative

This six-week course and paid internship provide participants with workforce-related training and internships with the city of San Diego.

Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, 4-6PM
April 3rd – May 12th

Thank you for your interest in our Workforce Development program and Internship with the City of San Diego!

Our program runs Mon, Wed and Fri, 4 to 6 PM, from January 9th to February 17th and is open to young adults aged 16-30. At the end of which you’re paid a $550 stipend and begin a professional internship with the City of San Diego.

Payment is contingent on fully completing our training course and completing a background check process, including getting fingerprinted by the City of San Diego, to prepare for a paid $15-17/hr internship with the City of San Diego! The stipend for participating in the program is contingent on your commitment to the internship at the conclusion of the training.
This program runs out of the Idea Lab of the City Heights Library:
3795 Fairmount Ave
San Diego, CA 92105
Please complete the following internship application in its entirety. Questions may be directed to
The Workforce Development Initiative is a partnership between the Media Arts Center San Diego, the City of San Diego and City Libraries.

For more information about the Workforce Development Initiative, contact us at

This program is made possible thanks to support from the City of San Diego.