Mayor Byron W. Brown, was recently joined by Buffalo School Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash, City Honors Principal Dr. William Kresse, and dozens of students at the City Honors School at Fosdick-Masten Park, to announce that the application process for his 2018 Summer Youth Internship Program is now underway.
The program will provide six weeks of employment and work-readiness training to youth in the city of Buffalo during the summer months. Youth can download an application to the program by going to www.city-buffalo. com and return the completed application to the Department of Community Services. Applications are also available in Room 1701 at Buffalo City Hall.
Completed Applications are due by Friday, April 27, 2018. Incomplete applications and late applications will not be accepted! Completed applications can be mailed or brought to the Department of Community Services, located at Buffalo City Hall, 65 Niagara Square -Room 1701, Buffalo, New York, 14202. The office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Mayor Brown’s Summer Youth Internship Program runs 20 hours a week for six (6) weeks. The first day of employment is July 9th and it runs through August 16th. To be eligible for this program, youth must be a City of Buffalo resident, between the ages of 14 and 21, and must turn age 14 by April 27, 2018.
Each participant will be screened, assessed and receive job readiness, life skills and financial literacy training. The City of Buffalo’s Division for Youth will provide youth counselors who will serve as monitors and provide program support for everyone participating in the program. College Students are encouraged to apply.