2024 Summer Workforce & Internship Tracks

Registration is now OPEN

Monday, February 12, 2024 – Friday, April 5, 2024

PROGRAM START DATE:  June 17, 2024

Wilmington’s Youth Career Development Program is year-round employment for young people

ages 14 – 20 residing in the City of Wilmington and greater New Castle County.

Our Career Pathway Track is offered during the Academic Year season and our primary focus

is on placing youth workers in a position relevant to their chosen Career Pathway.

Offering a positive employment experience to our youth entering the workforce

first- time or returning, while providing training for Life-skill development.

Three Track Program with one Goal:

To offer a positive employment experience to our youth entering the Workforce for the

first- time while providing training for Life-skill development 

Career Pathway Track is offered during the October to February Academic year season

Workforce and Internship Tracks are offered June to August during the Summer season



To apply, you must present the following documents at your intake appointment:

Youth applicant’s photo ID (photocopy only)

  • Government-issued (not expired) photo ID or
  • Current school-issued photo ID or
  • U.S. Passport

2.       Youth applicant’s signed Social Security card (photocopy only)

3.       Youth applicant’s birth certificate (photocopy only)

NOTE: Certificate of newborn’s set of footprints received at the hospital IS NOT acceptable.

4.       Youth applicant’s proof of address (photocopy only)

•   Property lease or official mail from school, federal, state or city agency.

5.       Completed (Sections #1 & 2) and signed Delaware Department of Labor “Work Permit” for applicants 17 and younger. A DOL representative will be on-site to assist applicants with work permits approvals.

6.       Proof of Parental / Guardian income (Photocopy only)

•   2023 W-2 or

•   Three (3) most recent paystubs or

•   IF APPLICABLE, agency letter verifying social security, pension/retirement pay, disability, annuities, child support, unemployment, Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), food benefits, DE Healthy Child Program, or other sources of income.

7.       To establish your direct deposit you will need to bring A COPY OF A VOIDED CHECK OR OFFICIAL BANK DOCUMENT WITH A PRE-PRINTED BANK ROUTING NUMBER, ACCOUNT NUMBER AND Applicants NAME.