Young Adults

Important Information

What you're

signing up for:

  • All young adults accepted into the program will...

    • Participate in virtual professional development to improve your "Essential Skills" such as resume writing, interviewing, and more.

    • Match with an adult mentor who can answer questions, provide career advice, and strengthen professional networks.

    • Attend career sneak peek events to learn what it's like to work in different career fields.

    • Receive a stipend for your participation in SummerWorks activities

  • A subset of young adults will be selected for a PAID summer internship, which means:

    • Working 10 weeks, 20 hours a week from June through August

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What you need to apply:

​To be eligible for SummerWorks, you must be 16-24 years old and currently reside in Washtenaw County.


To apply for SummerWorks, you'll also need:

  • Reliable contact information 

  • Valid forms of identification 

  • Your parent/guardian's contact information

  • Annual household income

  • A willingness to learn and engage with SummerWorks staff.

For questions about your application, contact us at

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  • March 19th | Applications Due

  • March 28th - April 5th | Acceptance into the program

  • April 12th | Youth & Family Virtual Orientation

  • April 20th or 22nd | Professional Development Begins

  • June 14th | Employment Period & Mentorship Begin

  • August 9 - 13 | Career Sneak Peek Speaker Series

  • August 20th | Program Ends