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CHA has extended the application deadline for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) to June 15th! Please see description below and click APPLY NOW to complete your application.

New this year, our youth and young adult residents will apply for CHA summer opportunities through One Summer Chicago at!
Applicants must choose CHA as an organization of interest in order to view and select paid summer opportunities.

To apply you will need:

- Last four digits of applicant's social security number
- Applicant's date of birth

List of summer opportunities:

(Programs 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 seven weeks during the summer.

Deadline to apply June 15, 2018

For a list of essay topics click here!
Call Youth Hotline: 312.786.6930