Mayor's Summer Jobs Program

2020 Summer Jobs Program Application Period Now Open! (Apply by 6/19)

Virtual employment/job training opportunities available.

Attention Somerville youth! The Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program is accepting applications for summer 2020. Through the annual program, up to 100 Somerville teens will be placed in opportunities with City Departments, many of them virtual this year. Eligible students must be Somerville residents, enrolled in high school, and at least 16 years of age. Limited opportunities are available for youth that are at least 14 years of age with the Department of Recreation.


  • All applicants must be:
  • Residents of Somerville
  • Enrolled in high school
  • At least 16 years of age (limited opportunities are available for youth that are at least 14 years of age at the Department of Recreation)

How to Apply

Applications are available online and must be returned to the Personnel Department by June 19, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. Applications will not be accepted after that time.

Interviews for all applicants will occur through June 22, and selected youth must complete an orientation prior to the beginning of the program. Summer jobs require approximately 20 hours per week, though actual schedules will vary by employer.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, contact Community Services Manager Jennifer Mancia at 617-625-6600 ext. 2406 or [email protected].

Work Schedule

Program hours vary by employer, but a typical commitment would be 20 hours per week.


Please direct any questions to:

Jennifer Mancia
Community Services Manager
City of Somerville
42 Cross Street
Somerville, MA 02145
Phone: (617) 625-6600 x2406


The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or [email protected].