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Looking Ahead to Summer Jobs for Teens

Schools are closed and the Governor has ordered us to stay at home. So much feels unpredictable and unknowable.

But one thing that I do know and want to share with you, is that Partner4Work is committed to providing job opportunities for young people ages 14-21 this summer and applications are now being accepted for Learn & Earn 2020.

So even though you might not be able to plan for a lot at the moment, you can plan for that!

What is Learn & Earn?

This Summer Youth Employment Program is a community-wide effort to empower young adults in Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh to gain the skills and experience necessary to become successful members of our region’s workforce.

Learn & Earn is designed to provide meaningful work experience and career exposure to low-income young adults, ages 14-21, residing in Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh. The program seeks to:

  • Create a positive and safe work experience for youth
  • Increase youth exposure to potential careers, occupations, and critical occupational skills
  • Increase youth’s soft skills through work-readiness training tailored to their development stages and learning goals

Program Employment Dates:
The orientation week is June 22, 2020 through June 26, 2020. The work period runs for 6 weeks, June 29, 2020 to August 7, 2020. Participants work 25 hours per week.

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions for information about pay, the program’s eligibility requirements and more.

Apply now!

Need Help Completing Your Application?
In the interest of health and safety amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Application Support Centers are closed until further notice; however, the Learn & Earn team is available to support you by phone or email as you complete your application from home. Contact them at or call (412) 932-2950.

We know Partner4Work staff is available for you, but if you run into any trouble or have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the Library at 412-622-3114 (leave a message), at or use our Ready Reference chat box on the right side of your screen. We’re here to help!

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