Take a major step forward. As an ABCD SummerWorks participant, you’ll take part in career development workshops and be placed in a job that gives back to the community, all while earning a paycheck.


ABCD SummerWorks 2024 will run from June 17th to August 30th.



We are offering positions in person at worksites throughout Boston to help you gain skills and explore different pathways.

Don’t wait! ABCD SummerWorks offers a limited number of openings, so it’s run as a lottery. The sooner you complete your application, the better your chances of getting in!


SummerWork ParticipantsWHO QUALIFIES? 

If you’re a Boston resident age 14 to 24, we encourage you to apply. But apply early because space is limited. Each year we start accepting applications on March 1st.

You must be between the ages of 14 to 24 as of June 17, 2024.



Learn skills that will serve you now and throughout your life, including:man stocking up inventory at donation site

  • Collaboration
  • Leadership
  • Financial education
  • Workplace etiquette
  • Resume writing

We’re as focused on your success as you are. Mentoring and career skills development are very much part of SummerWorks. You might explore a career path in healthcare, youth services, early childhood education, government, business — any number of options.

These days, finding a job on your own can be difficult. Becoming an ABCD SummerWorks participant can help you move into adulthood with confidence and purpose. Get on track for success in high school and college, a career you choose, and higher earnings in the future.

SummerWorks Flyer

Eligibility Checklist