Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

"More than just a summer job."
Providing Virginia Beach youth between the ages of 16 - 21 with the opportunity to develop skills, set career goals, earn money and become financially empowered by placing them in meaningful summer jobs.

Program Overview

Apply for SYEP


The application for​​​ SYEP closes on March 22. ​Ap​ply today to earn valuable work experience with the City of Virginia Beach and local businesses!

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Employ a Youth Worker


Through the support of dedicated employers we are able to place Virginia Beach youth in meaningful jobs during the summer. ​​​

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Invest in SYEP


Can't host a youth worker, but still want to be involved? Show your support for SYEP by sponsoring a youth worker this summer. 

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SYEP Ten Minute Tips

Watch these quick tips regarding financial empowerment and workplace readiness skills from area professionals and leaders.