NYC Summer Youth Employment Program 2019 Application

2019 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Application Welcome. You can apply online or print out an application to fill out by hand. If you complete an online application, you will be asked to select the SYEP Provider. If you print out an application, you will complete the application by hand and bring it to the SYEP Provider. We provide you with online information to help you select the SYEP Provider. PLEASE NOTE: that you may only submit one application for SYEP. Selection into SYEP is based on a lottery. Submission of an application does not guarantee that you will be offered a summer experience. The deadline to submit applications is 4/26/2019. There are 18 days left before the deadline.

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Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Worksite

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Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in a variety of entry-level jobs in the nonprofit and private sectors. SYEP prepares youth for the workplace with workshops on job readiness, career exploration, financial literacy and opportunities to continue education and social growth.

Who Are Our Participants?

Our participants are motivated and talented NYC youth between the ages of 14 and 24 who are interested in pursuing careers in the private, nonprofit and governmental sectors.

Reasons To Hire SYEP Participants:

No Cost, Low Risk: 

SYEP participants are paid directly by DYCD and will not add any extra cost to your organization’s payroll

Management Opportunities: 

Hosting SYEP participants can allow for additional management opportunities to build your staff’s supervisory and mentoring skills

Fresh Perspectives: 

Employers can tap into new ideas and fresh perspectives from young people.

Future Workforce: 

SYEP participants are the future of the city’s workforce.

How Can Your Business Support the NYC Summer Youth Employment Program?

Sign up now to host SYEP participants.

Source: Summer Youth Employment Program 2019 Application