The City of Jersey City announced today the opening of the online application process for summer youth employment opportunities, under the Jersey City Youth Works, a multi-program initiative that has provided more than 3,000 youth, ages 15-24 years old, with meaningful summer employment and enrichment opportunities since its inception in 2014.

The program includes:

City Youth Jobs, which offers a wide range of summer positions for city youth within the Department of Recreation & Youth Development, Department of Public Works, the Jersey City Public Libraries, and other city offices.

Jersey City Summer Arts Program, which offers students an outlet to express their artistic creativity through various educational and enrichment opportunities.

Residents can submit applications for City Youth Jobs through the Jersey City Youth Works website.

The application process to City Youth Jobs begins with the online application open through March 31, 2020.  Individuals who are selected will then be interviewed by representatives of participating organizations.  For more information, please visit

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