Summer is nearly here and thousands of teenagers across Western new York will be seeking employment. There are some really great places for young people to work during their summer off including theme parks, summer camps, community pools, and even interning at local radio stations like 106.5 WYRK.

  • Darien Lake

    Darien Lake is the largest theme park in the area and they are looking to hire 1000 seasonal employees this summer. Everything from ride operators, security, food service, and lifeguards.

    Darien Lake also offers perks like free admission to the park and free park tickets for friends & family

    Darien Lake Jobs

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  • Martin's Fantasy Island

    Another of Western New York's theme parks and great place for summer employment is Martin's Fantasy Island.  Fantasy Island has been a Buffalo destination for years and has been employing generations of Western New Yorkers.

    Martin's Fantasy Island Jobs

  • Local Summer Camps

    Want to work with kids and have a great time? How about working as a camp counselor this summer. The YMCA has summer camps through out the Western New York area are hiring right now.

    Summer Camp Jobs

  • The Erie County Fair

    The Erie County Fair runs August 8th through the 19th. There will be plenty of jobs available from security and parking lot attendants to cleaning crews and ticket takers.

    Erie County fair Jobs

  • Interning at 106.5 WYRK

    (Must be enrolled in a college program)

    Want to have fun learning the radio business from the #1 radio station in Western New York? You'll have the opportunity to assist our staff with day to day operations and pitch in to help with station events and concerts. If you're enrolled in a college program and want to have fun this summer shoot us an email at

    WYRK Intern