Ulster County Summer Youth Employment Program Applications are due Friday, May 24 by 4 PM – No exceptions. 
Click here to download application.  

Applicants will be chosen based on an interview process which will begin at the end of May. 
Please be sure to come to interview and orientation meetings dressed for an interview. 
Participants must be available for work for the full program, from July 1 - August 2.  

Employers who are interested in being a worksite for the program may download a worksite request form here.

Youth Eligibility:

• Ages 14 to 20

• Meet income guidelines (include proof of family income with application packet)

• Need assistance finding summer employment

• Ulster County resident


The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) has been in continuous operation in Ulster County for over 40 years.  It is designed to provide:

  • Work experience   
  • Work readiness skills
  • Positive work attitudes

Worksites that have participated in the past include:
Boys and Girls Club of Kingston and Saugerties
Camp Seewackamano
Cantine Field
Ellenville Housing Authority
Gateway Community Industries
George Washington Elementary
Head Start
Kingston Housing Authority
Kingston Parks and Recreation
Marlboro High School
Mobile Properties
St. Mary's Cemetery
Senate House
Town of Rosendale Summer Camp
Ulster County Tourism
Wallkill School System
Woodstock Teen Center
YMCA of Kingston 

Contact Ulster County Career Center for more information; oet[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us, or 845-340-3170