2015 Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program


In 2014, many local businesses committed to hiring a young person and over 625 youth attended the job fair. Thanks to a combined effort, 504 youth were hired.

Summer jobs will be with the City of Evanston and local employers. The City will be partnering with employers in the following categories: automotive, retail, payroll services, hospitality, administrative, maintenance, technical, film, etc.

The 2015 Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28 at Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston. Doors will close at 1:30 p.m. Youth are encouraged to fill out a Summer Youth Employment Program application in advance of the job fair.

To attend, youth must be enrolled in school and be at least 14 years of age when the employment program begins in mid-June and live only in ZIP codes 60201 or 60202. Youth may be required to take a pre-hire drug test.



If you would like to hire an Evanston youth and participate in the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program Job Fair being held Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Evanston Township High School, please fill out this application. You will be contacted by a staff member from the City of Evanston’s Youth / Young Adult Program within 48 hours.


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