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Do you know a young person in the City of Pittsburgh who needs a summer job? The Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program (PSYEP) is taking applications now for this summer. The jobs are open to City of Pittsburgh residents who are U.S. citizens and who are ages 14 to 21 (as of July 1, 2012). The jobs begin on July 2 and and end on August 10. The pay is $7.25/hour and participants may work up to 30 hours per week. The available jobs vary from outdoor work restoring and improving City parks, public property and vacant lots to office internships at various businesses and organizations.

Applications must be submitted in person from now until May 15. Youth who are under the age of 18 must have applications signed by a parent or legal guardian. You can download/print a copy of the application here. The applications are being accepted at the following locations:

YouthLINK (South)
Address:
Goodwill Building, 2400 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Phone: 412-632-1742
Hours: Mon – Fri, 10 am – 6 pm, Sat. May 5 and May 12, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

YouthLINK (East)
Address:
Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center, 5321 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Phone: 412-362-8580
Hours: Mon – Fri, 10 am – 6 pm, Sat. May 5 and May 12, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

If you know someone interested in a summer job through PSYEP, you can pass along this flyer to them. Additional details and requirements are available at the application link. You can email PSYEP at PSYEP2012@gmail.com.

All eligible completed applications will be entered in a random drawing to determine summer employment status. Selected applicants will be notified by phone or e-mail.

Apply now!

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