Application Deadline Extended for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

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The NYC Department of Youth and Community Development has extended the application deadline for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) to ­Friday­, ­March­ ­31­, ­2017. The 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. Applicants will be selected via lottery system.

If you are between the ages of 14 and 24 and you live in one of these 15 NYCHA housing sites: (Boulevard, Brownsville, Butler, Bushwick, Castle Hill, Ingersoll, Patterson, Polo Grounds Towers, Queensbridge, Red Hook, Saint Nicholas, Stapleton, Tompkins, Van Dyke, and Wagner), there is a guaranteed spot reserved for you in SYEP!

The deadline to apply is ­Friday­, ­March­ ­31­, ­2017.

Click this link to Apply Now

About The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

The 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 entry-level jobs in a variety of industries including:

  • Arts and Recreation
  • Educational Services
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate/Property
  • Retail

SYEP also provides workshops on job readiness, career exploration, financial literacy, and opportunities to continue education and social growth.
Programs are located in community-based organizations in all five boroughs of New York City. Youth can apply for the program online or at a community-based organization during the application period. Participants are selected by lottery for the program.

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