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Advanced job training and employment for youth ages 16-24
Advance & Earn by NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)
High School Equivalency (HSE or GED) prep, Internship or short-term job, Training for a new job
Out-of-school youth, People with disabilities, Youth and young adults
Last updated on Mar 17, 2023
Advance & Earn is a training and employment program for youth ages 16-24 who are not working nor in school.
Depending on your career interests and level of schooling, you can get Pre-HSE or HSE prep, paid internships, and access to advanced job training. Youth who have their HSE or are on their way to earning it can get advanced training in healthcare, technology, culinary arts, construction and human services.
You may be eligible for this program if you:
- Are age 16-24
- Live in New York City
- Are not working nor in school
- Are willing to commit six months to the program
- Can work legally in New York City
The program schedule depends on the program provider that you choose.
To participate, contact an Advance & Earn provider.
Not sure which provider to choose? Complete a participant interest form, and DYCD staff will connect you to the right provider.