How can teens get summer jobs in Guilford County?

City says 7,000 summer jobs are available for Boston youth ages 14 to 18

GUILFORD COUNTY, NC — Teens and young adults looking for summer jobs can meet employers in Greensboro this weekend for a guilfordworks Initiative “Chief of Police 500 Jobs”.

In its third year, the program aims to provide a structured summer work environment for people aged 16-24 in County Guildford.

Program details

The jobs initiative runs from June 5 through August 18. Once registered, young adults are assigned to a career counselor who will introduce them to employers and help them apply for as many positions as possible until they are hired.

Participants must:

  • Complete a minimum of five job readiness workshops during the employment period.
  • Adhere to all rules and regulations of their assigned duties.
  • It is only supervised by fully trained and qualified personnel.
  • Not to participate in any activity for which they are not fully trained.

Success Festival

Young people can learn more about the Summer Jobs program and meet some of the employers participating in the upcoming GuilfordWorks Success Festival.

Event details

  • April 22 (Saturday)
  • 12 to 4 p.m
  • Greensboro Cultural Center (200 Davie Street, Greensboro)
  • Bring your bio and dress to impress
  • Register here

GuilfordWorkshops for everyone

If you do not qualify for the Summer Jobs Initiative or are looking for long-term work, GuilfordWorks is free Workshops available to you.

April 25th

Interview Basics – Understanding the interview process, different types of interviews, what to expect and guidance on how to prepare

  • From 1 to 2 in the afternoon
  • Emerging Workforce Center (301 S. Greene St., Greensboro) or virtual
  • Register here

April 26th

Full Day Workshops – Build Your Resume, Job Search Techniques, Professional Etiquette, Interview Basics

  • From 10 am to 2 pm
  • Each workshop takes an hour
  • Emerging Workforce Center (301 S. Greene St., Greensboro) or virtual
  • Register here

April 27th

Professional etiquette – what to expect in the workplace, dress code and personal manners

  • From 1 to 2 in the afternoon
  • NC Works Career Center – High Point (607 Idol Street) or Default
  • Register here