Summer Youth Program

Illinois Human Resources and the Office of the Associate Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is pleased to offer the 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYP). SYP offers a unique seven-week experience for students, ages 16-19, from Champaign, Rantoul, and Urbana.

  • THERE IS NO COST TO YOUR UNIT for a student.
  • Work Dates: June 10, 2019 through July 26, 2019
  • Work Schedule:Student work schedules can be flexible, but must not exceed 7.5 hours per day. Students should be scheduled between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The program will pay for up to 23 hours per week, including 20 hours per week in the unit and an additional 2-3 hours of Professional Development scheduled by our office and held outside of your unit each Friday.
  • Rate of Pay: $8.25 per hour

You may submit your request for a Summer Youth Program employee here. Your participation in this important program is encouraged. Please register no later than Monday, May 13, 2019. This date will close sooner if we reach full capacity of units requesting a student.
Additional program details, please click here for a full summer youth employment program details.

Summer Youth Program Employment Request Form
Summer Youth Employment Program Flyer