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Yellowstone County Summer Jobs Program
helps students develop work skills,
explore career options,
and connect with a mentor
A collaborative project of
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Generously funded in part by:
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Employers

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

Students

The 2022 application is closed. We hope you apply in 2023!

Parents

Learn more about the program and why your student should consider participating.

Mentors

Learn more about and

apply to be a mentor for Summer 2022.

About Our Program

The Yellowstone County Summer Jobs Program (YCSJP) matches students with a job or paid internship, provides a paid foundational work skills training, and connects students with mentoring for the summer. YCSJP participants are high school age youth and recent graduates eager to develop their work skills and explore their career options. The program expands access to high quality summer work experiences for students in the Yellowstone County. Participating area businesses and community organizations help strengthen the local economy by connecting youth to meaningful work experiences.

Specifics:

  • YCSJP placements run from early June to mid-August.

  • Participating employers agree to provide a paid position in a safe, productive work environment.

  • Students will average 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 employer's need.

  • Students will attend a paid foundational work skills training workshop before the summer.

  • Students will meet with a mentor weekly during the summer.

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

Applying youth must:

  • Have a current photo ID and a Social Security number.

  • Be class of 2021, 2022, or 2023.

  • Successfully pass a drug screening and background check, if required by their host employer.

  • Have transportation to the job site.

To apply, students will:

  • Complete an online application.

  • Submit a resume.

  • Complete an YCSJP interview.

We Appreciate Our Host Employers!
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