State makes up to $5000 available to pay for interns!

Interested in hiring an intern to invest in local talent and take your business to the next level? The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Innovative Industries grant program provides funding and resources for businesses working in an innovative industry in CO to support high level internship experiences. The program provides matching funds up to $5,000 per intern with a minimum of 130 on-the-job training hours to be completed in six months. This is an exciting opportunity for businesses to advance their workforce and elevate tomorrow’s talent!

Applications for the 2017 cycle are now open with a deadline of February 15th, 2017. If you are an employer working in the field of advanced manufacturing, aerospace, bioscience, construction, electronics & natural resources, engineering, or information technology, you may qualify for the program! To learn more about eligibility and how to apply, visit the CDLE’s website and check out their informational flier!