Summer Employment

In by Paige Haberkorn

What is summer employment?

A paid job in the summer while you are still in high school. Ideally, summer employment programs…

  • Are planned by your school, agencies, and businesses.
  • Help you learn about your dreams, interests, and goals.
  • Connect you with jobs that are usually available to youth during the summer.

Summer employment results in…

  • Partnerships with businesses to hire youth.
  • Connecting with services and supports, especially OVR.
  • Learning about yourself.
  • Identifying your career goals.
  • Paid work experience while still in high school.
  • Learning about how businesses work.