X3 INTERNSHIP

X3 INTERNSHIP

What is X3?

The X3 Internship opens doors to future careers and higher education. The program offers high school students paid work experiences outside the classroom, inside the workforce.

What makes X3 Internships different?

  • Students are paired with local employers to provide meaningful work experiences
  • Students are paid, receiving a monthly stipend
  • Internships are offered in virtual or hybrid formats to keep students and mentors safe during COVID-19
  • 13 week cycles; interns work 12 hours per week, and receive an educational stipend for participating
An X3 intern at a medical office

What is X3?

The X3 Internship opens doors to future careers and higher education. The program offers high school students paid work experiences outside the classroom, inside the workforce.

WHAT ARE THEY SAYING:

  • Students are paired with local employers to provide meaningful work experiences
  • Students are paid, receiving a monthly stipend
  • Internships are offered in virtual or hybrid formats to keep students and mentors safe during COVID-19
  • 13 week cycles; interns work 12 hours per week, and are paid $2,500 per session

What makes X3 Internships different?

  • Students are paired with local employers to provide meaningful work experiences
  • Students are paid, receiving a monthly stipend
  • Internships are offered in virtual or hybrid formats to keep students and mentors safe during COVID-19
  • 13 week cycles; interns work 12 hours per week, and receive an educational stipend for participating
An X3 intern at a medical office

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

“My internship made me feel like I'm

worth more than working in fast food.”

- STUDENT

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to ensure the experience was valuable

“Future Focused provided the structure

and educational for everyone.”

- MENTOR

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

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enjoyed that my coworkers spoke to

me as an adult.”

“I learned something new each day and

- STUDENT

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WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

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New Mexico’s future leaders, you feel

“When you have a hand in developing

your work matters deeply.”

- BUSINESS PARTNER

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

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to communicate with my colleagues

and teammates about the task.”

to be myself no matter what, and how

“I learned how to use Salesforce, how

- STUDENT

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

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WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

“My internship made me feel

like I'm worth more than

working in fast food.”

- STUDENT

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

"Future Focused provided the

structure to ensure the experience

was valuable and educational

for everyone"

- MENTOR

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

“I learned something new each

day and enjoyed that my

coworkers spoke to me as an adult.”

- STUDENT

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

“When you have a hand in developing

New Mexico’s future leaders, you

feel your work matters deeply.”

- BUSINESS PARTNER

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

“I learned how to use Salesforce,

how to be myself no matter what,

and how to communicate with my

colleagues and teammates about

the task.”

- BUSINESS PARTNER

What is X3?

First Steps - Liset’s Story

Liset never imagined a future outside of fast food. See how the X3 experience changed her life as a student, young mother, and aspiring healthcare professional.

Interns Get Unique Experience During COVID-19

Watch this spotlight on how the X3 program adapted to virtual internship experiences during the pandemic.

As of June 2021:

451 intern placements, 16 schools, 75 employer partners, $330,000 student stipends awarded.

X3 Success Stories

First Steps - Liset’s Story

Liset never imagined a future outside of fast food. See how the X3 experience changed her life as a student, young mother, and aspiring healthcare professional.

Interns Get Unique Experience During COVID-19

Watch this spotlight on how the X3 program adapted to virtual internship experiences during the pandemic.

As of June 2021:

451 intern placements, 16 schools, 75 employer partners, $330,000 student stipends awarded.

Become an X3 Mentor

INVEST IN THE LOCAL ECONOMY, ONE STUDENT AT A TIME

When you become an X3 mentor you:

  • Maximize local potential - 
    Mentors help youth develop their own talents, confidence, ambition.
  • Frame professional pathways for our youth - 
    Mentors inspire our youth to imagine a more prosperous future.
  • Boost the labor market - 
    Mentors share their passion and cultivate industry leadership, strengthening the economy.

We provide high-touch support for companies

We offer:

  • Virtual and hybrid formats to accommodate your COVID-19 work situation
  • Interns matched to employers based on fit and skill set
  • Customized, co-created position descriptions
  • On-boarding + preparation for interns and mentors
  • Timesheet management + payroll + insurance
  • Evaluation + support tools
Host an Intern

Become an X3 Mentor

INVEST IN THE LOCAL ECONOMY, ONE STUDENT AT A TIME

When you become an X3 mentor you:

  • Maximize local potential - 
    Mentors help youth develop their own talents, confidence, ambition.
  • Frame professional pathways for our youth -
    Mentors inspire our youth to imagine a more prosperous future.
  • Boost the labor market -
    Mentors share their passion and cultivate industry leadership, strengthening the economy.

We provide high-touch support for companies

We offer:

  • Virtual and hybrid formats to accommodate your COVID-19 work situation
  • Interns matched to employers based on fit and skill set
  • Customized, co-created position descriptions
  • On-boarding + preparation for interns and mentors
  • Timesheet management + payroll + insurance
  • Evaluation + support tools
Host an Intern

Information For Students

Ready to apply for an internship?

This X3 Application will be used for the 2020 and 2021 internship placements.

You must attend a Leadership High School or a participating high school outside of the network for the duration of your internship. Exceptions must be approved by the X3 team.

Now accepting applications for youth who have completed high school. X3 Alumni and post-graduates are encouraged to apply.

To apply click the button below to complete your online application.

X3 Internship Application

Information For Students

Ready to apply for an internship?

This X3 Application will be used for the 2020 and 2021 internship placements.

You must attend a Leadership High School or a participating high school outside of the network for the duration of your internship. Exceptions must be approved by the X3 team.

Now accepting applications for youth who have completed high school. X3 Alumni and post-graduates are encouraged to apply.

To apply click the button below to complete your online application.

X3 Internship Application