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Q: Who can apply to the Helena Area Summer Jobs Program?
A: Students who graduated no earlier than 2020 or are still in high school. Priority is given to students 16-19 years old, although there are some positions available to 15 year olds.


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, engineering, business, & construction among others. If you are interested in a particular career, let us know. We'll do our best to help you find a related position!


Q: How much will I get paid?
A: Employers pay a minimum of $9/hour. Some positions pay more!


Q: When will I know if I have a position?
A: By early May. Students interview with HSJP, and then HSJP matches students with positions in mid-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: HSJP students complete a paid work skills training and meet with a mentor during the summer to grow skills and build their support network.

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

A: The positions run from early June to mid-August. Some positions last for only 6 weeks, and some last all summer.

Q: How many hours per week will I work?

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

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.

HSJP cannot guarantee internship or job placement, due to applicant availability or qualifications.

Check out our Student Resources on work skills, career exploration, and post-secondary options

Curious about what's in the HSJP application? Look at it here before submitting your application via the link below.

Apply to the Helena Area

Summer Jobs PRogram

application open through march 26

Contact

American Jobs for America’s Youth
P.O. Box 923 • Helena, Montana 59624​

info@americanjobs4youth.org

406-490-4954

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