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Download the 2016-17 Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) application: Word Document | PDF

Application due March 31, 2017

Teens interested in applying or participating in SYI are required to:

  • Be 14 to 19 years old
  • Currently be in grades 9th through 12th
  • Reside and attend school in Genesee County, either public, private, charter, alternative, or home school.
  • Have successfully completed the TeenQuest pre-employment leadership training.

Teens are responsible for completing and submitting their application to SYI on their own. Parents or other adults may assist the teen, but please do not complete the form for the applicant as this is an important part of the overall process for getting a job now and in the future.

For information on the 2013 SYI program contact Rhetta Hunyady at (810) 600-1412 or

SYI applications are available for download here or at the Chamber at the beginning of each school year:

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce

519 S. Saginaw St.

Suite 200, Flint, MI 48502

Applications are also available at area schools.

It is important that teens complete and submit their application to SYI on their own. It is part of the learning process of how to get a job, and helps put teens on their career path. Parents or other adults may assist, but are advised to not complete the form for the applicant.

Completed applications are to be submitted only to the Regional Chamber.