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Summer Youth Employment

Explore careers in the Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program


The Community Renewal Team Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program (SYELP), provided in partnership with Capital Workforce Partners, will seek to serve eligible students in the city of Hartford for summer employment. The SYELP is a work and learn program designed to provide participants with career development skills through experience in work placement. This program operates for five weeks in July and August. 
Please note that the funding for this program has not been confirmed and space is likely to be very limited. All eligible applicants are welcome to apply through the link below. No applicants are guaranteed admission to the program. 


Applicant Eligibility Requirements 

Please review the below eligibility requirements before completing the application. All eligible applicants must complete the Summer Youth Employment Application to be considered for the program.
  • Applicants must be a resident of Hartford.
  • Applicants must be able to show document age verification (must be between 14-21 years old as of July 1, 2017.)
  • Applicants must be enrolled in school at the time they apply (up to grade 12) and must show document of school enrollment and attendance records.
  • Applicants must be available for the dates of July 17th through August 18th.
  • Applicants must be able to document income eligibility through one of the two forms below:
- Family Income Statement Form WITH accompanying tax return verification documents 
  • Applicants must be able to document work eligibility by submitting documentation that meets the requirements of the I-9 Form "List of Acceptable Documents"
  • Applicants must be able to attend an intake interview session on one of the available dates with a parent/guardian (if under 18 years old). 
I've reviewed the Eligibility Requirements: Click here to Apply Now!

You will be contacted through email in the coming weeks if you have been selected for an intake interview. Please ensure that your email address is correct and checked regularly. 


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Updated April 2017  
See One Youth's Project



Assessed by
Northeast Institute for Quality Community Action (NIQCA)