• Frequently Asked Questions


    Applications for the summer program have closed.  Stay tuned for more information on future programming

    Selection into the programs may be chosen at random by an unaffiliated third-party entity from a list of all eligible applicants. The random drawing process will be completed after the close of the application. All program applicants will be contacted via email, within 5-7 business days of the random drawing process with additional information about the next steps. Completing the application does not guarantee eligibility or participation in the program.

    Eligibility of the applicant will be assessed after the online application is complete, the required documents have been uploaded, and program staff have reviewed and accepted all submissions. MyCITY reserves the right to limit participation based on available employment opportunities. If selected to participate in the MyCITY youth employment program, you will be notified by email.

    To complete the online application, you will need the following information:

    • Name and home street address
    • Applicant phone number as well as parent/guardian phone number if under the age of 18
    • Valid email address (email address must be unique for each applicant and different from the Parent/Guardian email)
    • Eligibility documents (see required documents question below) ready for upload to the program application
    • Be able to answer questions regarding school status and name of school attending
    • Be able to answer questions related to your career interests and plans beyond high school
  • Do I need my parent/guardian with me to apply?

  • When does the online application open, how will I apply?

  • Who can participate in the program?

  • When are the program sessions and how long will the sessions last?

  • If I participated last year, do I need to apply to participate again?

  • Can I apply for my sister or brother at the same time?

  • I don’t have a computer at home. How will I apply online?

  • What if I don’t have a social security card?

  • I don’t have an email address? How can I get one?

  • If I apply, what other documents will I need to participate in the program?

  • I don’t have a certified copy of my birth certificate. How can I get one?

  • How will I be paid if selected to participate in MyCITY?

  • Will there be a background check?

  • Once I complete the ONLINE application process, what happens next?

  • What kind of jobs are there?

  • Do I get paid for Holidays?

  • Am I guaranteed a job placement once I apply?

  • Is there a waiting list for Jobs?

  • What are the different pathways?

  • How can I get more information?