HSD’s Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides internship opportunities for youth and young adults in our community—with a focus on young people from lower-income households, and communities that experience racial, social, and economic disparities. By promoting work readiness and strengthening career development, SYEP helps to prepare and support youth and young adults for real world jobs by providing them with opportunities to develop the skills necessary to be competitive in the job market.
Important Dates & Information
Applications close: February 16, 2018
Internships start: July 11, 2018
Internships end: August 21, 2018
- City of Seattle resident
- Ages 16 to 24
- Demonstrated ability to be responsible, determined and committed
- Completion of designated job readiness trainings and orientations
- Low-income (based on 2017 HUD Income Guidelines
Due to the limited number of internships, applications will be offered based on a lottery and placements in job are not guaranteed. Apply online using a smart phone, desktop computer, laptops, or tablets. NO paper applications will be accepted.
Refer a Young Person to SYEP
If you are interested in recommending a youth or young adult to the Seattle Youth Employment Program, please contact us at (206) 386-1375.
Become an Employer!
If your company or organization would like to hire a young person through the Seattle Youth Employment Program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (206) 386-1375.