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Youth Employment Resources

Are you looking for job readiness training, or a part- or full-time job? Youth in Dutchess County have many options from which to choose, including:

Dutchess County Youth One Stop – Part time Job and Career Exploration Sites

The Dutchess County Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program, is run by the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce. This year-round program offers services to youth who are not currently in school that are between 17 and 21 years of age. The purpose of the WIA youth program is to help eligible youth achieve employment success. 

Dutchess County Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program

Since 1996, the Workforce Development Center has successfully linked businesses to the public workforce system. Our staff works to increase business access to qualified workers, and ensure income eligible residents are prepared for the workplace environment, its responsibilities, and retention.

Dutchess One Stop Career Center

Offers comprehensive information that will provide you with the tools you need to kick off your job search.

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources

The Dutchess County Department of Human Resources offers a wide variety of summer employment options for local youth


The Pathways Program offers federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates and those with an advanced degree.

Summer Employment Program