Summer Youth Employment Program

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is an 8-week employment program for youth between the ages of 14 to 18 living in Princeton or attending a Princeton school. The program offers entry-level work experience, job readiness training, and career development training to all applicants.

The 2024 employment period will be from July 1 to August 23, 2024. 


  • Applicant must be a resident of Princeton 
  • Must be between the ages of 14 and 18 by July 1, 2024
  • Applicant must be able to participate in the entire program (8 weeks) and attend all mandatory meetings
  • Family income must not exceed 400% of the 2023 Federal Poverty Level

The application process for 2024 will be available beginning of March 2024.