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.


Ap​ply today to earn valuable work experience with the City of Virginia Beach and local businesses!


Through the support of dedicated employers we are able to place Virginia Beach youth in meaningful jobs during the summer. ​​​If your organization is interested in providing part-time employment this summer, review the benefits and requirements below and submit your application by March 20. You must also attend the SYEP Supervisor meeting on May 10 via Microsoft Teams.


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

SYEP 10 Minute Tips

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