Summer Youth Employment

Schenectady Youth Employment Program

The Schenectady County Summer Youth Employment Program is a unique opportunity to gain six-weeks of meaningful, on-the-job training during the summer; youth selected for program will be permitted to work for 20 hours per week earning $11.80 per hour through Schenectady Job Training Agency (SJTA).

  • You must be a Schenectady County resident
  • You must be age 14-24 by the application deadline (April 24, 2020)

* Please note: the majority of funding is allocated to youth whose family is receiving TANF (public assistance), SNAP (food stamps), or whose total household income does not exceed 200% of the poverty line.

CLICK HERE for the 2020 Summer Youth Employment Program Application.





Schenectady County Summer Youth Employment Office

797 Broadway
Schenectady, NY 12305
518-344-2749 (p)
518-382-5988  (f)

Office hours:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday through Friday