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Leadership Trainer Internship

Job Description + Company Overview

FOCUS Training is looking for highly motivated students to join our Leadership Trainer Intern team. FOCUS delivers high-energy, in-person leadership and college readiness programs to students across the U.S. Interns will do a combination of virtual and in-person work, dependent on CDC health and safety guidelines. Interns will travel with experienced trainers to facilitate interactive programs for middle and high school students. They will learn to lead a team, develop and deliver educational workshops effectively, and polish their public speaking skills. As a leadership development company, FOCUS Training uses experiential learning techniques, dynamic trainers, and deep content to deliver exceptional leadership development experiences.



  • Junior status or higher from a regionally accredited college or university
  • 2.8 GPA or higher 
  • Must be available to travel between the end of May through the end of July 2024 (including some weekends) as assigned
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Previous public speaking or facilitation experience is preferred but not required
  • Must have access to a computer with a working webcam and reliable internet access
  • Must be able to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination for company travel


Job Overview

  • End of May through end of July commitment
  • Facilitate interactive leadership programs for 6th - 12th-grade student groups ranging in size from 10 to 200+ participants
  • Utilize Zoom and various virtual learning platforms to work remotely with FOCUS staff and student participants when necessary
  • Travel domestically for program facilitation if/when needed; travel-associated costs to be paid for by FOCUS Training
  • Interact with clients and students in a professional manner
  • Assist in developing content and creating interactive leadership activities



  • Paid internship (Interns will be paid a total of $2000 for the internship period, including the end of May Bootcamp training through the end of July.)
  • Hybrid experience of remote work and domestic travel
  • Airfare, meals, and lodging paid for while traveling for FOCUS programs
  • College credit available