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As an LGBTQ+ resident, you can get help connecting to work and building your job skills

Start your career as a designer

Creative Apprenticeship Program by Youth Design Center

Join a free technology and design training course for creative 14 to 24 year old youth. For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, CUNY student, Immigrant, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, NYCHA resident, Out-of-school youth, Woman, Youth in foster care.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training, Career services, Internships and Fellowships
  • Duration and Length Afternoons and evenings
Learn more about Creative Apprenticeship Program

Film and television job training for low-income New Yorkers

Made in NY Production Assistant Training Program by NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME)

Now enrolling.

The “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program helps low-income New Yorkers get their foot in the door of the dynamic world of film and television. For Justice-impacted individual, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, Woman.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training
  • Duration and Length 5 weeks, full-time
Learn more about Made in NY Production Assistant Training Program

Exposure to tech for CUNY students

Break Through Tech at CUNY by City University of New York (CUNY)

Gain tech skills in Machine Learning and AI and connect to internship opportunities For BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, CUNY student, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, Woman.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training, Career services, Internships and Fellowships
  • Duration and Length 1-3 weeks
Learn more about Break Through Tech at CUNY

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  • NYC Unity Project has resources and guidance for young LGBTQ+ residents
    NYC Unity Project’s goal is to ensure that LGBTQ young people are free to not only survive, but grow and thrive
  • The Center helps LGBTQ young adults ages 18+ to confidently enter the job market, advance their careers, and become financially stable, all while building community with their peers
  • Ali Forney Center has programs to help homeless and at-risk homeless LGBTQ+ youth ages 16-24 years old. You can get help finding work and HSE prep if needed

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