Summer Youth Employment Program 2021

The Rensselaer County Summer Youth Employment Program provides income-eligible youth ages 14-20 with a unique opportunity to gain meaningful job skills during the summer months through employment.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Summer Youth Employment Program.  Please note that the application deadline is May 24th.

Those who complete the entire application and submit by the due date are eligible to competitively interview for a position this summer. At the interview be prepared to discuss what kind of work you would like to do this summer, the transportation you will have to and from work, why you are the best candidate for a job, and whether or not you will be attending summer school.  Please read and follow instructions on the application for further information and note that your Guidance Counselor needs to complete a portion of the application.

Applications are available at all School Guidance Offices or click here to download the Summer Youth Employment Program Application with instructions.

For businesses that are interested in mentoring youth and participating as a worksite for 2021, click here for more information.