“The process was so easy from the employer perspective. We even asked our employee to stay on through the fall. We would definitely participate again.” 

- 2019 Summer Works Employer

SummerWorks wants you to participate!

Read about how you can get involved and complete the form at the bottom of this page to learn more about being involved with this important community program.

Important Information

What you will get out of the program:

  • Grow the future workforce: Introduce the next generation to your business and the opportunities and ideas in your field. 

  • Learn from the young adults: Summer Works recruits and prepares great candidates to support your business or organization. Bring fresh eyes and energy to a project you’ve always wanted done over the summer.

  • Invest in our community: Hosting a Summer Works employee is a great way to positively contribute to the development of a young adult in our community. It also exposes them to various real-world opportunities they may not yet know about.

What you're signing up for:

​​Because of COVID-19 becoming a partner in this program can mean different things based on your capacity. Examples of involvement include:

  • Sharing your career story and introducing a young adult to potential pathways to careers and networks through mentorship via once a week phone calls.

  • Hosting a SummerWorks participant as a Remote Summer Intern, paid for by the SummerWorks program.

  • Being a remote guest speaker to talk about your career and business to a group of young people.

  • Hosting remote job shadow days so that young people interested in your field can learn about your business.

Need more info?

Contact us for more information:

syesupport@umich.edu