YFI Resources for Employers

YFI Internship Overview

A guide on what YouthForce Internships (YFI) is all about.

YFI Work Plan

If you are a you are a YFI intern supervisor, we need you to fill out this work plan. It will help both you and your intern set expectations and norms around their internships, and it will help ensure YouthForce NOLA can find the best internship fit possible.

Curriculum Overview

A guide to the what our interns learn topics and the skills they develop during YFI.

Key Dates

A list of important dates for our program.

First Day Checklist

A helpful guide to prep your intern supervisors for their interns’ first day.

Best Practices and Tips

A guide on how to make your internship experience as meaningful as possible — for your interns and your workplace.

ImBlaze (Timekeeping System) Instructions

ImBlaze is the software we use to keep track of intern work time, and this is a guide on how to use it.

MHA Internship Skills Core

MHA Labs developed the 12 Hireability Skills as a collection of very specific core set of non-negotiable skills employers expect from interns. Use it to help guide your intern’s soft skills development over the summer.

MHA Feedback Framework

MHA Labs developed a framework to deliver constructive feedback; this is a copy of that framework.

Sample Intern Project Ideas

A collection of some intern project outlines that can be used in a variety of office settings. Feel free to use and/or modify these projects as you see fit.

Capstone Project.

In order to successfully complete YFI, all students must create, present, and submit a final Capstone Project. This document goes over the essential elements for the Capstone Project.

MHA Hireability Survey

Before your interns close their internship, supervisors should complete the assessment linked above and and have an exit interview with each of their interns. More instructions and information about the assessment can be found here.

End of Program Survey

At the end of the program, we want your insights to help YFI improve. Please fill out this survey and help us improve our program!

Meredith Barousse