Summer Youth Employment

The WorkReady Philadelphia Application for Summer 2018 is officially closed!


UAC's main office is 1207 Chestnut St.

The Urban Affairs Coalition's Summer Youth Employment program provides paid summer job opportunities and support to youth ages 14-18 through the WorkReady program. The six week program runs from July through mid-August and includes career exposure, on-the-job mentoring, and professional development. 

UAC WorkReady Referral Codes:


Referral code S125 - Work Experience Program


  • Ages 14 - 18 and must reside in the City of Philadelphia
  • No prior experience required

Referral code P97 - Internship Program


  • Ages 14 - 18 and must reside in the City of Philadelphia
  • Some prior job experience, resume, and interviews may be required

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For more information and FAQs about the Urban Affairs Coalition's WorkReady program, please use one of the following links:

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If you represent an organization that is interested in offering professional development workshops to WorkReady participants, please submit your information here.



Additional questions? Please call 215-851-1800 or email 

For Your Reference


Click here to view the 2017 Youth Handbook, containing WorkReady policies and procedures.

We are in the process of preparing for this summer’s program and our offices will be moving. Our new office will be open beginning Monday, April 10th, 2017 at 440 North Broad Street. We appreciate your patience as we make this move and set up our new space to serve you this summer