Paid Summer Jobs for Teens

Teen Jobs

Are you a teen, or know a teen, that is looking to build job skills this summer? 

Check below for Paid Youth Work Internships/Experiences. 

If you are hiring young people in Saint Paul this summer, let us know! 

Find out more here


Brief Description

Como Zoo Zookeeper Apprentice


Post-Secondary, 18-24, enrolled in a college or university

Hands-on experience is required to apply to this field, we are offering a paid apprenticeship to meet this requirement. This is a yearlong program in partnership with Right Track. We are looking for City of St Paul young people to participate in this opportunity.

Urban Roots Youth Internship Program

Ages 14-18

3 Program Options:  Conservation: Habitat restoration in St Paul parks and lead outreach in community around nature;  Market Garden: Be involved in running a small urban farm, help with the whole process from seed to sale, growing a wide variety of vegetables, all of our farm plots are located on the East Side in St Paul. Cook Fresh: Learn how to transform the many products we grow on our farm into delicious meals, connect with your culture and identity and learn from your peers through food.

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Ages  15-18

Our hands-on, “earn as you learn” job training program, teaches essential employment skills to teens in youth-centered bakeries. 90 day commitment, new interns start every 3 months.

Saint Paul Park and Rec Community Rec Leader

Ages 18+

Work with Saint Paul Parks and Recreation to bring fun to the public through play

CLUES Youth Voces Comunitarios,

Contact Julieta Cervantes for more information

Youth Voces Comunitarios: Community Action cohort program with stipend for students which focuses on creating solution from community, creating policy/community development recommendations to present to local leaders to create change. We work on introducing topics that include advocacy, public speaking, group facilitation, leadership development and other

CLUES Latinx Artist Cohort

Contact Julieta Cervantes for more information

Latinx Identifying artists

Program is especially encouraging younger Latinx artists who want to develop their skills to move into or strengthen a creative career focused on building creative workforce development (portfolio building, personal and business financial planning, helping establish a creative business/ microenterprise and more!)

Catalyst Music Council

Ages 15-24 reside surrounding community of The Treasury music venue in Saint Paul’s East Side

These stipend paid ($15/hr) positions oversee the vision, focus, and programming of the venue to ensure the organization is staying on mission and acting to best meet the needs of the community.