Welcome to the SuccessLink Youth Employment Program

Mayor Michelle Wu & the City of Boston Office of Youth Employment & Opportunity are excited to announce the launch of the 2024 Summer Youth 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 14 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
  • Youth must be between the ages of 14-18 years old
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

SuccessLink Employment Program Dates:


SuccessLink Application Opens: Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 7:00 PM

SuccessLink Application Closes: Sunday, July 21, 2024 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 24, 2024

Employment Program Ends: Friday, August 30, 2024



How to get hired through SuccessLink


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:

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