DepEd issues student summer job guidelines PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 18 March 2012 15:31

The Department of Education’s Center for Students and Co-Curricular Affairs (CSCA) has issued guidelines for students who want to apply for the 2012 Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES).

There are 150 slots opened by the Department of Education (DepEd) Central Office to accommodate qualified student applicants for the program.
SPES is an annual summer employment program that           encourages students to make their vacation productive by working during summer, thereby earning extra which they can use during regular school days. The program is spearheaded by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and supported by other government agencies.

Qualified applicants will be employed for 40 days and paid minimum wage, 60 percent of which will come from DepEd and 40 percent from DOLE. DepEd SPES will also be given an additional daily allowance on top of their salaries.

The application date is from March 1 to 28, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Qualified to apply are students who are at least 15 years old but not more than 25 years old. He/she must be enrolled this school year (in-school) or if not, must have intention to enroll next school year (out-of-school). The combine annual net income of both parents must not exceed P143,000 and that applicants must have passed all the subjects during the current school year.

Applicants must also possess office skills with priority given to those with computer-related skills.

To apply for registration, students must first like the Facebook fanpage of Applicants must answer the self-assessment test provided in the fanpage and email it to The CSCA will email back the schedule of interview and the applicant’s control number which the applicant must print and bring during the scheduled interview.

The complete requirements to be submitted prior to the interview are: biodata/resume with 2 x 2 recent photo, self-assessment form and birth certificate. For college students-applicants, they must submit recent grades and school registration preferably in the second semester; for high school students, form 138 preferably with fourth grading marks must be submitted.

Out-of-school youth are required to present grades available before dropping out of school and Certificate of Indigence issued by the barangay where OSY resides.

Also required for submission are income tax returns of both parents. If non-filers of ITR, they must bring an affidavit duly certified by the BIR that the annual net income of both parents does not exceed P143,000.