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What's Up For Summer?

Do something different this summer....

Summer18 is a ten-week employment & mentorship program for youth ages 16-24.

Geared for Washtenaw County youth, Summer18 provides on-the-job training that helps you:

  • gain meaningful work experience and mentorship
  • prepare for the career you want
  • build your professional network
  • gain soft skills (attendance | communication | professionalism | attire)
  • learn about new industries
  • learn how to manage money

"Summer 17 was an amazing opportunity for me to gain experience & learn more about the professional working world...through the program, I found an interest in a career field that I had never given much thought to." Nolan

A Summer18 job is 20 hours/week and pays $10/hour or $12/hour (based on completion of a high school degree or equivalent).

Please have the following items ready before applying:

  • Annual household income
  • Form(s) of valid ID
  • Parent/Guardian contact information
  • Benefits you and/or your family receive (Free & Reduced Lunch/SNAP/Bridge Card/TANF)

Click here to apply for Summer18. Visit our Facebook page to connect with program youth. Got more questions? Head over to our FAQ page.

Important Youth Dates

Feb 8: Youth Application Opens

May 2: Youth & Parent Orientation

May 8-24: "Soft Skills Academy"

May 30: Match Day/Speed Interviews (5:30pm - 8pm | Morris Lawrence Building | Washtenaw Community College)

Jun 11: County HR Orientation Days [Youth & Parents]

Jun 18: Employment Period Begins

Aug 24: Employment Period Ends

Former Employers

  • Ann Arbor Community Foundation
  • Ann Arbor SPARK
  • Ann Arbor YMCA
  • City of Ypsilanti
  • Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan
  • Growing Hope
  • Superior Township
  • SOS Community Services
  • United Way of Washtenaw County
  • Washtenaw County Sheriff
  • ­ Washtenaw County Public Health
  • Washtenaw Community College/Parkridge Community Center


  • Domino’s Pizza
  • Family, Implant & Cosmetic Dental
  • Kensington Hotel
  • Michigan Works! Southeast
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
  • Synergy Broadband
  • U of M Library
  • Ypsilanti Community Schools
  • Ypsilanti Food Co-op
  • Ypsilanti Housing Commission
  • Washtenaw County
  • Washtenaw County Road Commission