Application Process

2022 applications are now closed

If you are a young adult aged 16-24* who is living and/or attending school in Washtenaw County, we hope you will apply in the future!

To be considered for program acceptance, each young adult must submit an application. Submitting multiple applications does not increase the likelihood of program acceptance.

* You must turn 16 by June 1 in any given programming year to be eligible for the program.


Application Logistics:

  • Deadline to apply: Sunday, March 13, 2022

  • Application link: click here

To apply for SummerWorks, you will need:

  • Reliable contact information

  • Valid forms of identification I-9 required documents [see list of acceptable I-9 documents here]

  • Your parent/guardian's contact information

  • Approximate annual household income

  • A willingness to learn and engage with SummerWorks staff


If you are accepted into the program, you will need to provide:

  • A parent/guardian signature for mentorship  (if you are a minor)


For questions about your application, contact us at

Important Dates

  • Application Due Date | March 13

  • Program Acceptance Timeframe | March 28 - April 5

  • Youth Orientation | April 11 or April 13

  • Virtual Professional Development Begins | April 19 or 21

  • Employment Period and Mentorship Begins | June 14

  • In-Person Professional Development Begins | June 17 

  • Program Ends | August 19