What we do
Since its inception RochesterWorks! has given a meaningful work experience to young people across Monroe County.
On average 800 young people participate in our summer jobs program per year.
The 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program
Last Year’s Stats
Work Experience Program
RochesterWorks’ Youth Employment Program can provide paid internship opportunities in Customer Service, Healthcare, Hospitality, or Support Service industries!
Career Center Services
Our success stories
Michael is a current 11th grade student at East High School. Michael utilized the support provided through the Learn 2 Earn Program at the Center for Youth to gain job-readiness and interview skills. Although Michael learned English as a second language, he exceeds...read more
Phoenix is 18 years old and despite facing many personal obstacles, he graduated from John Marshall High School in June of 2014. The road to graduation was not an easy one for him, however, he overcame his obstacles and became a Rochester City School graduate where...read more
For six weeks this summer over 400 youth were given the opportunity to gain work experience, meet people, and learn new skills through the RochesterWorks! Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The program, offered in collaboration with the City of Rochester’s Summer...read more