Summer Jobs for Teens & Young Adults Now Hiring!
There are plenty of obvious reasons why summer jobs can be helpful for teenagers and young adults.
Having a job helps put gas in your car. It helps save for that new computer or phone you’ve had your eye on. And that pizza you want for lunch isn’t going to pay for itself!
But there are plenty of benefits to a summer job that may not be immediately noticed. The work ethic and confidence it creates. The ability to be self-reliant.
“I learned the importance of being a self-starter and how to be self-sufficient,” said a recent participant in Alaska Housing’s Summer Student Program for teens and young adults. “The summer hire program taught me important real-world experiences.”
Opportunities for 16-22 Year Olds
Individuals between the ages of 16 and 22 are eligible to apply for summer work that could include groundskeeping, building maintenance or office work.
The Summer Student Program runs from May 2, 2022 to Aug. 31, 2022. Pay varies by community and starts at $12 per hour.
“If you have a good head on your shoulders, understand the importance of listening, and are a self-starter,” said a recent participant, “the summer hire program provides great opportunities.”
What It's Like Working for AHFC
Hear from a previous summer student hire about his experience working for AHFC, and the skills he learned on the job.
Available Positions Across Alaska
Ready to find work? Apply for a summer job in your community:
2022 Student Summer Hire Positions:
Find additional resources and information for AHFC families here.