What's Up For Summer?

Do something different this summer....

Summer17 is a nine-week employment & mentorship program for youth ages 16-24.

Geared for Washtenaw County youth, Summer17 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

A Summer17 job is 20 hours per week and pays $9/hour.

If selected for Summer17, you will need a valid ID to complete an employment application. For a list of acceptable ID documents, click on the document link.

To learn how to get a Washtenaw ID, click here.

For questions, please email

Acceptable ID Documents for Summer17.pdf

Youth applications open April 1, 2017. Space is limited so apply early!

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 (SNAP/Bridge Card/TANF)

After you submit an application, you will be given a URL (web address) you can later use to edit your response.

Important Youth Dates

Apr. 1: Youth Application Period Begins

May 11: Youth & Parent Orientation (6pm-8pm with dinner provided)

May 15-May 29: Soft Skills Academy (three sessions)

June 26: Employment Period Begins

Aug. 25: Employment Period Ends