Welcome to the SuccessLink Youth Employment Program

The City of Boston is accepting applications for open positions.  However, our response time may be delayed due to the City responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation.  We appreciate your patience and understanding.


Mayor Kim Janey & the City of Boston Department of Youth Engagement & Employment are excited to announce the launch of the 2021 SuccessLink Summer Employment Program! Every year, the City of Boston partners with hundreds of community-based and nonprofit organizations across the city to provide meaningful employment opportunities to thousands of Boston youth ages 15 to 18.  There are opportunities to work in a wide variety of job fields like the arts, government & advocacy, STEM, sports & recreation, childcare, education, and more! 

Youth who are interested in applying to work with SuccessLink must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a full-time resident of the City of Boston
  • Must turn 15 years old on or before September 1, 2021
  • Cannot turn 19 years old on or before September 1, 2021
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

SuccessLink Employment Program Dates:

SuccessLink Application Opens: Friday, March 26 2021 at  5:00 PM

SuccessLink Application Closes: Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM (NOTE: Youth may be contacted for an interview by a site prior to the end of the application period, so we recommend that youth apply early!)

Employment Program Begins: Monday, June 28, 2021

Employment Program Ends: Friday, August 27, 2021




Onboarding and Paperwork Completion: Youth applicants who accept job placements will be emailed instructions on how to fill out the necessary hiring paperwork along with a checklist of required documents that must be uploaded to their profile. 


*Applying with SuccessLink does not guarantee a job.  If you need assistance with applying for a job, please email SuccessLink@boston.gov.

Job Openings:

There are currently no job openings. Please check back later.