Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

Summer 500 Youth Employment Program

Published on: 2/7/2019

​The Summer 500 Youth Employment Program (S500) provides Savannah youth 16+ years of age with paid summer employment for up to eight weeks during June, July and August. Participants work in entry-level jobs in a variety of industries including:

  • Arts and Recreation 
  • Educational Services 
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare/Medical    
  • Hospitality/Tourism    
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing    
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate/Property
  • Retail    

S500 also provides workshops on soft skills, job readiness, career exploration, financial literacy, and opportunities to continue education and social growth. This program is a public-private sponsorship teaming local Savannah youth with private, public, and non-profit employers. ​Youth can apply for the program online, now through March 31, 2019.  Eligible participants will be selected and an effort will be made to match youth with an employer in their designated educational pathway. If you’re 16+ years old, this is your opportunity to get real-world work experience and make some money in the process. Application:

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