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HSJP IT Intern
HSJP IT Intern

Working for Helena Public Schools

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HSJP Landscaping

Beautifying Lewis & Clark County

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HSJP IT Intern
HSJP IT Intern

Working for Helena Public Schools

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Check out our Student Resources page for information on interviewing, resumes, work skills, career exploration,

and post-secondary options.

Q: Who can apply to the Summer Jobs Program?
A: Priority is given to students 16-19 years old

Note: In Yellowstone County, students must be Class of 2021, 2022, or 2023.

Note: In the Helena area, students can be 14-19 years old


Q: What do I need to do to apply?
A: Complete the online application, submit a resume, and complete an interview.


Q: What type of jobs or internships are available through the program?

A: Positions include automotive, retail, healthcare, agriculture, information technology, recreation, education, legal, finance, administration, hospitality, marketing, business, & construction among others. We do our best to match you with a position that aligns with your interests and skills.


Q: Will I get paid?
A: Yes, all internships and jobs are paid. The pay rate varies depending on the employer.


Q: When will I know if I have a position?
A: By early May. Students interview with SJP, and then we match students with positions in mid- to late-April. After an interview with the employer to confirm a good fit, you'll receive confirmation of the position.


Q: What else is involved?
A: SJP students complete a paid work skills training before the summer begins. During the summer, students meet with a mentor at least 5 times to grow skills and build their support network. Students in the Flathead region meet with a group cohort and mentor each week throughout the summer.

Q: When does the job or internship start? End?

A: The positions run from early June to mid-August.

Q: How many hours per week will I work?

A: Some students will work full-time and some will work part-time, depending on the position. You will work at least 25 hours/week for a minimum of 150 hours.

Q: What else should I know?

A: You will need to have a current photo ID and a Social Security number and transport yourself to your job site. If required by your host employer, you will need to successfully pass a drug screening and background check.

Summer Jobs Program cannot guarantee internship or job placement, due to employer availability or applicant qualifications.
 

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Summer Jobs Program.

The application is closed for 2022. Please check back in February 2023!