Youth Employment Opportunities
The City of St. Petersburg partners with local organizations to provide employment opportunities for youth to learn life skills and earn wages.
- The Summer Training in Youth Leadership & Employment Program is an 8-week summer curriculum that provides training on employability skills, leadership development, career development and college preparation for St. Pete youth ages 14-16. Eligibility requirements apply.
- The Summer Youth Intern Program provides opportunities for St. Pete youth ages 16-21. Interns work paid 30 hours per week for 8-10 weeks. The program runs June-August. Eligibility requirements apply.
- The After School Youth Employment Program provides opportunities for St. Pete youth ages 14-18. The interns work paid 15 hours per week after school and on the weekends. The program runs through the school year. Eligibility requirements apply.
- The Read to Me Program hires high school students to spend time with and read to preschool children to teach them the knowledge, vocabulary and comprehension skills needed to prepare them for kindergarten and beyond. Student hires can work for pay up to 15 hours per week during the school year and 20 hours in summer.