SYIP | Summer Youth Internship Program

Contact: Judy Allen

Human Resources Manager
Department of City Development (DCD)
(414) 286-6076

SYIP applications are being accepted online between
January 25 and March 24, 2016

Youth work for the City of Milwaukee and gain experience in various jobs within local government.

When does the program run?

SYIP 2016 programs runs from June 17 through August 12.  Participants must commit to work the entire 8 week program.  Applicants with plans for summer school, summer camps, family reunions, or unable to work the entire 8 week internship are asked not to apply.  

How much will you earn?

Interns earn $8.25 an hour for 20 hours per week with a maximum of 160 hours for the duration of the internship. That’s $1,320 maximum!

Application requirements
How Do You Apply?
  1. Students must complete the online application
  2. Students must have their school send in their current school transcript with attendance information

The complete application (#1 and #2 above) must be submitted to the SYIP Office no later than
4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2016.

What if you don’t live in the Block Grant Area or meet the age requirement for SYIP?
Earn & Learn has other programs that you may be able to apply for:

The SYIP intern is placed in a City department such as Fire, Library, Neighborhood Services, Office of the Mayor, Administration, Common Council, Public Works, Assessor, Health, Port, or City Development for 8 weeks.

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