Summer Youth Employment Program

Modified: April 7, 2017 1:40pm


Erie County offers Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) services through a partnership with a local community agency. The SYEP community agency connects the youth with worksite providers.


SYEP is an eight-week program operating from July 10 through September 1, 2017 serving youth between the ages of 14 and 20 years of age. Youth work in the community at worksites known at SYEP providers. Participants work at entry-level jobs in a variety of industries. Potential SYEP providers can include public, private and nonprofit occupational sectors, from the following areas:

  • Arts and Recreation
  • Community Service
  • Educational Services
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care/Medical
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate/Property
  • Retail

For all information related to SYEP, including program requirements for both youth and employers, visit the SYEP website.