Young adults between the ages of 16-20 who attend high school or college in Tomball can now apply for the Tomball Economic Development Corp.’s summer youth employment program, according to a March 18 news release.

Youth with disabilities are eligible to participate up to age 22, according to the news release.

In a nutshell

The summer youth employment program will give Tomball companies an opportunity to be eligible for up to $4,000 of grant funds to hire up to two summer interns over a seven-week period, Community Impact previously reported. More than 10 companies have already signed up to participate, according to the news release.

According to the news release, to be eligible, youth must:

  • Reside and/or attend school inside Tomball’s city limits or within Tomball ISD’s jurisdiction
  • Be 16 years old by April 1
  • Show proof of enrollment
  • Provide a social security card
  • Commit to completing the entire seven-week session

Applicant interviews will take place between April 29-May 24, with an offer letter presented to those selected by May 31, according to the news release. The seven-week work period will take place between June 1 and Aug. 15. Job placement is not guaranteed to all applicants.

Quote of note

“The Summer Youth Employment Program is a great way for local students to explore outstanding career opportunities that exist in Tomball,” TEDC Assistant Director Tiffani Wooten said via news release. “With such a strong initial response from our local business community, participants will get a great understanding of Tomball’s wide-ranging industries.”

Learn more

The application period for the summer youth employment program will remain open through March 31. To learn more, visit