October 1, 2023

Youth Summer Jobs/Internships

City of Houston

Welcome to the City of Houston Summer Jobs Program! This summer, city departments are opening their doors to provide opportunities for you to earn while you learn about what it takes to serve the residents of the nation’s 4th largest city. Most positions are for 32 hours per week, at $7.25 per hour.

To be eligible to participate in the program, you must be between the ages of 16 and 21 by June 15th, and live in the City of Houston. (We will help you check your address to see if you qualify to participate). Opportunities will be available in a variety of City department. The city of Houston is a great and interesting place to work. Completing your application is an important step on your career path. It is important to know that more youth will apply for the Summer Jobs Program than there are openings, so we cannot guarantee that you will receive an interview.

Applications accepted thru May 8. If you are not eligible to participate in the City of Houston’s Summer Jobs program, check out other summer employment opportunities at: www.serhouston.org/summer.

Questions? Email us at SummerJobsProgram@houstontx.gov or call 713.773.6004 or 832.393.1688.

Acres Home Chamber for Business & Economic Development, Inc.

The Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development is seeking high school and college students to be a part of a summer experiential learning program. The Business of Non-Profit and Community Development Summer Internship Experience is a 6-week (Monday-Thursday, 9am – 5pm) program designed to teach students the business of working in a nonprofit. Students learn by working in various areas of community development, marketing and social media development, board development, resource development, event planning, and management. Students involved in the program learn hands-on and receive training through workshops, projects, and group discussions.

The Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development mission is to promote the advancement of economic vitality throughout the Houston community by spearheading the organization and implementation of infrastructure development that will impact the sustainability of businesses, kindle entrepreneurial vision, and adhere to the social aspects of the community we serve. The Business of Non-Profit and Community Development Summer Internship Experience supports the chamber’s business, community, leadership, youth, and career development primary focus areas.

The Business of Non-Profit and Community Development Summer Internship Experience starts June 15 through July 24, 2015 and held at 6112 Wheatley Street, Houston, TX. Interested students should email: director@acreshomecenter.org for an application and consideration. Deadline to apply for program is June 5th Space is limited to 15 participants. This is a non-paid learning experience, lunch and snacks provided.

Bank of America

The Bank of America Summer Youth Internship Program is a partnership between SER- Jobs for Progress and Bank of America to provide summer work experience for young people in the Houston area. The program will serve 60 low income participants between the ages of 16-21. The Bank of America Summer Jobs for Youth Program is 7 weeks in duration, beginning June 15, 2015 and ending July 31. 2015. Participants will work part time (20 hours per week). By participating in this program, youth in Houston have an opportunity to work at local non-profits committed to the fine arts, youth organizations, park beautification, homeless services and local clinics. Job positions range from clerical, customer service, park & recreational services and more. In addition, 10 of the 60 young people will be hired to work in Bank of America’s Financial Centers as Customer Service Ambassadors through the 2015 Consumer Jobs Program. This opportunity offers youth the employment skills needed to advance in their career path.

Youth may apply online beginning through Friday May 8th by completing the online Bank of America Summer Jobs at http://www.serhouston.org/summer. Only online applications will be accepted.


The Helping Young People Excel Summer Work Program offers out of school youth ages 16-21 in Harris, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Liberty, Chambers, and Galveston counties the opportunity to gain employment skills during the summer in their respective communities. The program begins June 15, 2015 and ends August 7, 2015 for a total of 8 weeks. Youth will work 32 hours per week, Monday through Thursday and a mandatory Life Skills Class on Friday. By participating in this program, youth will have the opportunity to work at local non-profits committed to providing services to their community and its residents. Employment positions include clerical, customer service, summer camps, youth coaches, production, and more.

To apply, please contact our program staff:

Harris County- Alejandra Quiroga 713-773-6000 ext. 126 alejandra.quiroga@serhouston.org

Brazoria & Fort Bend Counties- Sivivian Merrick 713-773-6000 ext. 111 sivivian.merrick@serhouston.org.

Chambers, Liberty, and Galveston Counties- Elizabeth Cantu 713-773-6000 ext. 125 elizabeth.cantu@serhouston.org

The HYPE Summer Work Experience Program is funded by the Houston-Galveston Area Council / Workforce Solutions.

African-American News&Issues

African-American News&Issues is looking for Summer Interns Grades 7 through undergrad college level. Students will experience covering news that addresses current and historical realities that affect African-American communities. Basic hands-on training will be provided in the following area: Newspaper Print, Production, Website, Jounalism, Sales, Photography and Office Skills. Training will be Monday – Friday at 32 hours per week for 6 weeks beginning July 15, 2015. If interested, please contact Chandra Jarmon at chandra.jarmon@aframnews.com or (713) 692-1892 for more information.

On tha Spot

Mission – OnThaSpot.com

Providing youths with experience and knowledge is our purpose. Opening a outlet for students to have advancement into more opportunities that the world can offer with education and knowledge. With On Tha Spot! Entertainment students can gain a great deal of ideas and tools towards their futures.

On Tha Spot is an organization created for youths to build networks and interactions within media and communication. Together youths can learn multiple skills and practice running a company though interaction and gaining public views. Students gain job training, internship credits, and possible positions within the company.

Being about on our team brings more preparation in work experience, school and community involvement, leadership, skill enhancements, and teamwork.

Check Out: Who’s OnThaSpot?, News, Sports, Fashion Co., Music, In Your Towns, and more…

Be apart! Find out what happening with teens like you! Get Involved! Share Topics and Stories! In the Event and Photo section we provide photos of on-site coverage for the teens that couldn’t be apart. Check out Highlights of youths and teens around the world. All while creating jobs for youths and teens.

ONTHASPOT.com Team and Internship Positions Available

Area Researchers

College Reporter

Event Coordinators

Fashion Editor


Local and Nationwide News Editors


Project Manager

Sports Editor

Team Leader

Video Production Team

Follow Us! Join Us! Support Us! Contact Us!

LaCrisha Osborne -Founder of LA Ops, LLC, OnThaSpot.com, Teen Lights

713-806-7454 lacrisha5000@gmail.com

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