YJ01 (Youth Jobs 1)

YJ02 (Youth Jobs 2)

Types of Jobs

Admissions and Concessions Pool Attendant
Assistant Tennis Coach
Boatbuilding Apprentice
Child Enrichment Assistant
Community Outreach Intern
Conservation Crew Member
Day Camp Worker
EMS Cadet
Bike Shop Apprentice
FilmNorth Youth Filmmaker
Food Shelf Assistants
Interpretive Services Rep
Keystone Teen Tech Center Assistant
Library Worker
Marketing Intern
Youth Mentor
Meal Program Worker
Office Administrative Assistant
Play Team Member
Radio Worker
Recreation Assistant
Screen Printing Intern
Summer Camp Coach
Summer Day Camp Assistant
Teen Tech Crew
Teen Tutor
Track I Intern
Vehicle Maintenance
Warehouse Assistant
Wellness Student Assistant
Woodworking Intern
Youth Media Productions Assistant
Youth and Child Worker
And more…

Administrative Office Work
Animal Control
Athletics Director
Bank Teller
Corporate Mail Room Clerk
Council Member – Office assistant
Customer Service Associate
Desktop Support Assistant
DNR Parks & Trails Intern
Electric Distribution Design Intern
Engineering Aid
Events & Communication Intern
Food Shelf Assistant
Lab Technician Assistant
Library Intern
Marketing / Program Intern
Medical Intern – Health Services
Pedestrian Safety Associate
Program Assistant
Recreation Assistant
Research Assistant
Technology Intern (STEM)
Youth Media Productions Assistant
Youth Worker
And more…






Professional Skills Training

1-2 days of required training. Trainings are paid for as part of your worked hours per week. Additional paid trainings will be offered throughout the summer 6 weeks (2 hours per week) of mandatory paid trainings. Trainings are paid by employer as part of your internship.


  • Must live in the city of St. Paul
  • Must be 14 years old before June 1 and no older than 24 years old on Aug 31
  • Must have a barrier to employment
  • Must live in the city of St. Paul
  • Must be 16 years old before June 1 and no older than 24 years old on Aug 31
  • Must have a barrier to employment
  • Must have previous work or volunteer experience

Hours Per Week

Up to 15 hours 15 to 40 hours 

Hourly Wage

$10.00 Min $11.00 but most employers pay more.

Employers That Host Interns








Boys and Girls Club
Common Bond
Keystone Community Services
Humane Society
Merrick Community Services
St. Paul Public Library
St. Paul Parks & Recreation
Minnesota Children’s Museum
Neighborhood House
Urban Boatbuilders
Urban Roots
An many more…



City of St. Paul Departments (Libraries, Parks, DSI, HR, Finance)
Ever-Green Energy
Fairview HealthEast
Gillette Children’s
Goff Public
Heppner's Auto Body
Hiway Federal Credit Union
James J. Hill Center
Landbridge Ecological
MN State Departments (Agriculture, Health)
MN Trades Academy
Ramsey County (Attorneys' Office, Health)
Regions Hospital
University of Minnesota
US Bank
Wells Fargo
Xcel Energy

Who Handles Your Payroll

Payroll for all YJ01 jobs is through the City of St. Paul. You will need to attend a payroll packet session hosted through Right Track. Payroll for all YJ02 jobs are handled by the employer. You will need to meet with them before your start date or on your first day of work to get this setup.

Job Coaches

Job coaches will meet with you and your supervisor a few times throughout the summer to make sure everything is going well.

Job coaches will meet with you and your supervisor a few times throughout the summer to make sure everything is going well. Job Coaches will also be available during the weekly trainings.

Getting Matched With A Job


You will attend a Career Exploration (April 7) event where you get to meet with several employers/supervisors who you will setup interviews with. If an employers would like to hire you, they will offer you a position before or by Match Day (April 30). You will attend one of our Interview Day sessions and get interviewed by either a Right Track staff, Right Track partner, or a potential employer. Employers will have the option to request you as their intern (if they interviewed you) or after interviews, Right Track staff will score your interview and match you with a position based on your interests and skills, as well as the employer’s requirements. An offer would then be made to you of which you can accept or turn down. Keep in mind, turning down a position may result in no additional positions being offered to you.

Other Benefits


  • Jobs in your neighborhood
  • Limited and flexible hours so you can participate in other summer programs
  • Pre-employment training on resume building and interviewing skills
  • Career Exploration Day - talk with many different employers at one event
  • Free unlimited metro bus pass for the summer
  • Intern Handbook provided for trainings
  • Professional Networking session to with St. Paul Professionals
  • End of Summer Award ceremony
  • Make lasting connections with other ambitious youth

Where Do You Apply


Apply Here


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Youth Jobs Pro

Advanced internships run by partner organizations that build skills for specific careers.


​Right Track encourages participation by persons with disabilities.  If you need an accommodation to fully participate in the Right Track program, contact Right Track staff directly at RightTrack@ci.stpaul.mn.us or call us at (651) 266-6363

Last Edited: July 27, 2020