New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (NYC DYCD) Summer Youth Employment Program 2020
Deadline: April 10, 2020
Applications are open for the New York Summer Youth Employment Program 2020. The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is the nation’s largest youth employment program, connecting NYC youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with career exploration opportunities and paid work experience each summer.
Participants have the opportunity to explore their interests and career pathways, develop workplace skills and engage in learning experiences that help in developing their social, civic and leadership skills. By participating in structured project and work-based opportunities, NYC youth are better prepared for careers of the future.
Special programming available for NYC youth through various service options:
- NYC Teens ages 14—15 can participate in paid project-based activities which will help them explore different career opportunities
- Young people ages 16—24 can apply for paid summer jobs in a variety of industries throughout NYC
About NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) invests in a network of community-based organizations and programs to alleviate the effects of poverty and to provide opportunities for New Yorkers and communities to flourish.
DYCD supports New York City youth and their families by funding a wide range of high-quality youth and community development programs, including:
- After School
- Community Development
- Family Support
- Literacy Services
- Youth Services
- Youth Workforce Development
The program offers:
- Work-readiness training
- Project-based learning
- Financial literacy training
- Summer jobs
SYEP is open to NYC youth who meet the following requirements:
- Must reside within the five boroughs of New York City
- Be legally allowed to work in the United States.
For more information, visit SYEP.