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College readiness for former SYEP participants

CareerReady WLG by NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)

Services Provided Internship or short-term job

Eligibility Youth and young adults

Schedule 3 to less than 6 months, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated on Nov 16, 2022

CareerReady WLG helps youth ages 16-19 to prepare for college and work.

The program helps you develop skills to transition from high school to college and the “real’ world. This includes:

  • taking a course through CUNY to earn college credit
  • career exploration to discover new careers
  • getting help with your resume, cover letters, interview skills, and learning job readiness skills
  • working a paid internship that’s aligned to your interests

Who it's for Who it's for

You’re eligible for CareerReady WLG if you are:

  • 16-19 years old as of October 4th, 2021
  • enrolled in one of the Career Ready WLG schools
  • a participant of the 2021 SYEP Program
  • a resident of one of the five boroughs of NYC
  • legally allowed to work in the US

Next Steps

Applications are closed for 2022.

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