Each spring, Birmingham youth are invited to apply for age-appropriate employment opportunities through the Kids & Jobs Program. This year, students between the ages of 14 and 21 years old will be working in public, private and nonprofit sectors of the business community. Youth who are hired through the program go to work during the summer months.
Applicants must reside in the City of Birmingham to be considered for the Kids & Jobs Program.
EXPOSURE (14 & 15 Year-Old) PROGRAM
Application & Interview Session
Saturday, April 22, 2017 | Fair Park Arena
Doors Open: 8 AM * Doors Close: 9 AM
Participating students will receive first-time exposure to the workplace. Youth must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to enter the application and interview process on April 22nd. Students must submit a completed application packet during the interview session.
2017 KIDS & JOBS EXPOSURE APPLICATION: EXPOSURE Application Packet
*After the doors close, parents/guardians must attend a mandatory orientation.
SUMMER EXECUTIVE & EXPLORER INTERNSHIP (SEI) PROGRAM (for 16 – 21 year olds)
Application Deadline: April 21, 2017 by 5 PM
The SEI Component of Kids & Jobs consists of an Executive Program and an Explorer Program. The Executive Program provides students from 16 to 21 years of age with a unique opportunity to establish a foundation for their career path. The Explorer Program provides students from 16 to 21 years of age with an introduction to the workforce and a chance to explore one of the various professions offered.
2017 KIDS & JOBS SEI (EXPLORER & EXECUTIVE) APPLICATION: Summer Executive and Explorer Application Packet
Submit a completed applications to:
City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services
1608 7th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
FOX6 KIDS & JOBS INTERNSHIP DRAFT
Tune in to FOX6 at 6:30 PM on April 20, 2017
Students attending high schools from the Birmingham metropolitan area can win “paid” internships with companies competing to hire some of Birmingham’s best! Students must be nominated by their principal in order to compete in the draft process.
KIDS & JOBS EXPANSION MEETING
Municipalities interested in starting a Kids & Jobs Program are welcome to attend this meeting. Express your interest by calling DYS at (205) 320-0879 by April 19, 2017.
Forms / Applications
- Kids and Jobs General Flyer
- EXPOSURE Application Packet
- Summer Executive and Explorer Application Packet
For more information about the 2016 Kids & Jobs Program, call DYS at 205-320-0879.