Summer Employment Program

Summer Employment Program - suspended until further notice

The Novel Coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is causing concern in our community. With the recent closing of our schools, the unknown date as to when they will re-open and for safety measures; City Hall has now placed the Summer Intern Program on hold until further notice.

We promise to update our website and contact the Warrensville Heights High School guidance office if this changes.

- Human Resource Department

Mission Statement. "The objective of the program is to strengthen the youth community and encourage the youth to work in order to better the society through personal growth and achievements in diligence, responsibility, and leadership.".

The City of Warrensville Heights is looking for bright, motivated and outgoing students to gain valuable experience, and to feel great about how you have spent your summer.

The City will begin to accept applications to fill positions for summer break. The Student Summer Employment Program provides training and work experience for individuals during summer months. A diverse range of job opportunities are available, and students are needed in all areas including the Building Department, Civic Center, Communications, Economic Development, Finance, Personnel, and the Service Department. The positions consist of office work and service duties. Field trips/ lunch and learns are also a part of the curriculum as well as professional development to prepare our students for the job market.

In order to be considered for a position:

  • You must be a Warrensville Heights resident
  • A current Warrensville Heights student or a recent graduate of Warrensville Heights and enrolled in college
  • At least 14 years of age
  •  Able to work 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. or 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

The program lasts for approximately 6 to 8 weeks. During the six-week employment period, the students will work 25 to 40 hours per week, acquiring critical skills, interacting with customers and learning about professionalism.

The City intends to hire a total of 20 students. We plan to employ fifteen high school students and five college students. In order to allow all applicants to get a fair opportunity and chance to be a part of the program applicants will not be able to work consecutive years.

All summer applications should be submitted to the Human Resource Department. You must include an application which can be obtained at City Hall or on our website along with a resume.