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FutureReadyNYC + Career and Technical Education

Host skilled students for your internships at no cost to you.

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By partnering with NYC Public Schools (NYCPS) via FutureReadyNYC or Career and Technical Education (CTE) initiatives, employers can host high school interns at no cost to the employer. Participants in both programs are learning in school the industry-specific skills they’ll need to succeed in your workplace.

What benefits are there for my company to hire through this service?

All internships through FutureReadyNYC and CTE programs are paid for by NYCPS and are free for employers to participate in.

We offer employers a talented and diverse pipeline. Currently, students in more than 200 schools are engaging in coursework, credentials, and paid work-based learning experiences focused on building their skills and knowledge and preparing them for internships and jobs in workplaces like yours.

How soon can this service connect me to talent?

Internships take place:

  • In the fall from November through December
  • In the spring from April through early June
  • In the summer from July through August

What skills and credentials will talent have?

Students in these programs participate in industry-aligned coursework, earn credentials, and participate in career exploration programming. Specific skills and credentials vary per program and industry.

What occupations does this service train for?

FutureReadyNYC and CTE programs span multiple occupations, including:

  • Architecture and Engineering
  • Art, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
  • Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Business and Financial Operations
  • Community and Social Service
  • Computer and Mathematical
  • Construction and Extraction
  • Food Preparation and Service
  • Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
  • Healthcare Support
  • Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  • Office and Administrative Support
  • Personal Care and Service
  • Protective Service
  • Sales and Related Occupations
  • Teaching and Training
  • Technology/Technician
  • Transportation and Material Moving

How can this service meet my company's needs?

FutureReadyNYC and CTE programs can benefit employers who are interested in the following:

  • Hiring for 1-10 positions
  • Hiring for 11-100 positions
  • Hiring temporarily
  • Hosting interns
  • Hosting or participating in job fairs
  • Hosting workplace tours
  • Offering mentorship or coaching
  • Participating in industry-specific events
  • Partnering to build a talent pipeline

Is my company eligible for this service?

We welcome all employers to participate in these programs, particularly those with opportunities in the occupations listed above.

How do I connect to hire?

Complete the interest form, and a team member will connect to discuss further.

FutureReadyNYC + Career and Technical Education is provided by NYC Public Schools.

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