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Princeton Human Services

Summer Youth Employment Program 2017

The Summer Youth Employment Program is open to youth ages 14 through 18, living in Princeton or attending Princeton High School. Students are exposed to: real-world job experience, job readiness and career development training for 8 weeks in the summer.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be at least 14 years of age by July 5th, 2017.
  • Applicant and parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) must be residents of Princeton or the participant must attend Princeton High School. 
  • Family income must fall under 400% of the 2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines based on family size as published by the US Department of Health & Human Services. (see below)
  • Applicant must attend all mandatory events and activities. 
  • Applicant should be able to participate for the entire of the program. 
  • Applicant must have a physical within one year of the work start date.
  •  Applicant must have completed working papers as required by NJ State Law.

To participate in the Summer Youth Employment Program this summer:

  1. Complete the online application form by clicking here.
  2. Working papers must also be completed. These can be picked up at your school’s guidance office or you can print them here.
  3. An I-9 form must be also be completed. You can find the form here.

The DEADLINE for submitting your application is Friday, May 5th, 2017. Depending on the number of applications, a lottery or interviews may be necessary to determine applicants who will be offered a position in the Summer Youth Employment Program.

Employment Period: July 5th – August 31st

Submission of an application does not guarantee eligibility or placement in the program

2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Household Size 100% 133% 150% 200% 250% 300% 400%
1 $11,880 $15,800 $17,820 $23,760 $29,700 $35,640 $47,520
2 $16,020 $21,307 $24,030 $32,040 $40,050 $48,060 $64,080
3 $20,160 $26,813 $30,240 $40,320 $50,400 $60,480 $80,640
4 $24,300 $32,319 $36,450 $48,600 $60,750 $72,900 $97,200
5 $28,440 $37,825 $42,660 $56,880 $71,100 $85,320 $113,760
6 $32,580 $43,331 $48,870 $65,160 $81,450 $97,740 $130,320
7 $36,730 $48,851 $55,095 $73,460 $91,825 $110,190 $146,920
8 $40,890 $54,384 $61,335 $81,780 $102,225 $122,670 $163,560