Thank you for your interest in Chicago Housing Authority’s (CHA) paid summer youth opportunities.

THE 2020 APPLICATION FOR SYEP IS STILL OPEN!

(APPLICANTS MUST BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16 AND 24)


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If you have any questions, call CHA's Youth Hotline at (312) 786-6930 (for non-park district voucher inquiries) or email
YouthOpportunities@thecha.org. You can also Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

The Chicago Housing Authority offers many paid opportunities where you can spend your summer working, learning, creating and developing skills at a local business,
on a university campus or in a non-profit or government institution in Chicago! For more information about our programs,
please see the descriptions and important details below.


Note: All programs and dates are subject to change without notice


SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
(YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS AGES 16-24)

SYEP helps young people, ages 16 – 24, to gain paid work experience working in government agencies, private businesses and non-profit organizations throughout the city. Participants explore careers, build employability skills and financial literacy over the course of six weeks during the summer. You will earn $14/hour. Program Dates: July 6 – August 14

Deadline to apply June 30, 2020