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Explore services and programs that can help you prepare for and connect to work.

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High school diploma with career electives

Career and Technical Education by NYC Public Schools (Department of Education DOE)

Find a high school program that will prepare you for a career in various industries.

  • Services Provided High School diploma and HSE/GED prep
Go to www.schools.nyc.gov

Join a free English learning program

We Speak NYC by NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA)

Free classes with materials for you to improve your English.

  • Services Provided English classes
Go to wespeaknyc.cityofnewyork.us

Volunteering and skill-building for older adults

NYC Aging Silver Corps by NYC Department for the Aging (NYC Aging)

Now enrolling.

Volunteering for 10 hours a week in a nonprofit or government agency.

  • Services Provided Career services
  • Duration and Length 10 hours a week
Learn more about NYC Aging Silver Corps

10-week paid training & internship in healthcare

Phipps Neighborhoods Career Network: Healthcare

Now enrolling.

The program offers professional certificates and job interviews at the end.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training, Career services, Internships and fellowships
  • Duration and Length 10 weeks, full time
Learn more about Phipps Neighborhoods Career Network: Healthcare

4-year fellowship in software engineering

Pursuit Fellowship

Full-time fellowship to start your career as a software engineer with no prior experience needed

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training, Career services, Internships and fellowships
  • Duration and Length 15 to 20 months of full-time training before a full time job
  • Support Provided Career support, mentorship, job placement, childcare through HRA, and DOL 599
Learn more about Pursuit Fellowship

Paid training in building services

Career Network: Building Services Program

Paid industry training in building maintenance and construction

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training, Career services
  • Duration and Length Weekdays for 6 weeks
  • Support Provided Childcare, Metrocard, and a stipend
Learn more about Career Network: Building Services Program

Become a technical education teacher

Career and Technical Education (CTE) by NYC Public Schools (Department of Education DOE)

Now enrolling.

For career changers and shifters looking to teach what they know.

Culinary apprenticeship for survivors of forced migration

Emma's Torch

Now enrolling.

Training for refugees, asylees, and survivors of human trafficking to get jobs in the food industry.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training, Career services, English classes
  • Duration and Length 11 weeks, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm
  • Support Provided Full-time minimum wage during the program
Learn more about Emma's Torch

Train for a job in energy efficiency

Solar One Green Workforce Program

Now enrolling.

Education, certifications, hands-on experience in sustainable construction, building operations and maintenance, HVAC, energy efficiency and solar PV

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training
Learn more about Solar One Green Workforce Program

Internship experience in cyber security

Cyber NYC Internship Program by NYC Economic Development Corporation (EDC)

The Cyber NYC Internship Program is designed to develop NYC’s next generation of cybersecurity professionals by matching applicants to intern positions at partner companies.

  • Services Provided Internships and fellowships
  • Duration and Length Full- or part-time, May - August 2023
Go to edc.nyc

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.

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

Get paid to work on sustainability initiatives

Green City Force by NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA)

Now enrolling.

Work within NYCHA communities to grow and distribute fresh produce, build sustainable green infrastructure, and reach residents with sustainability programs.

  • Services Provided Internships and fellowships
  • Duration and Length 6 months, full time
  • Support Provided Unlimited monthly Metrocard, uniform, education grant, and other support.
Learn more about Green City Force

College and job prep for high schoolers

Learn and Earn by NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)

Disability accommodation details are available. View this program to learn more. Disability accommodation details are available. View this program to learn more.   Language access details are available. View this program to learn more. Language access details are available. View this program to learn more.

Learn & Earn is a year-round program for high school juniors and seniors at risk of dropping out of school.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training, Career services, Internships and fellowships
  • Duration and Length After-school hours with some weekend, evening, and school break activities throughout the year.
  • Support Provided One-year follow up services
Learn more about Learn and Earn

Help with finishing your associates or bachelors degree

CUNY ASAP by City University of New York (CUNY)

Academic support program to help CUNY students stay on track and graduate on time.

  • Services Provided College enrollment, prep, and completion
  • Support Provided Assistance to cover textbooks, tuition, and fees.
Go to www1.cuny.edu

Earn college credits while in high school

College Now by City University of New York (CUNY)

Now enrolling.

Available to juniors, seniors, and some sophomores in DOE high schools.

  • Services Provided College enrollment, prep, and completion
Go to k16.cuny.edu

Finish high school if you're behind on credits or dropped out

Transfer Schools by NYC Public Schools (Department of Education DOE)

For 16-21 year olds who want to earn their high school diploma.

  • Services Provided High School diploma and HSE/GED prep
Go to www.schools.nyc.gov

Work for the City without taking a civil service exam

55-a by NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)

Now enrolling.

People with a certified mental or physical disability can be hired into competitive civil service positions with the City without having to take an exam.

  • Services Provided Career services
Go to www.nyc.gov

Job services for legally blind residents

NYSCB Vocational Rehabilitation Program by NYS Commission for the Blind (NYSCB)

Now enrolling.

Guidance and counseling to help people who are legally blind find or keep employment.

  • Services Provided Career services
Go to ocfs.ny.gov

Community Health Opportunity with Americorps

NYCHA Health Corps by NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA)

For NYCHA residents age 18+ with a high school diploma or HSE.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training, Internships and fellowships
  • Duration and Length More than a year.
  • Support Provided Living stipend, reimbursed travel, higher education grant, childcare, health coverage, PTO, and student loan forbearance and interest payment.
Learn more about NYCHA Health Corps

Teacher preparation for men of color

NYC Men Teach by NYC Public Schools (Department of Education DOE) and NYC Young Men's Initiative (YMI)

Now enrolling.

Early career support, professional development, mentoring, and networking services for men of color interested in becoming teachers.

  • Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training
  • Duration and Length Duration depends on your education
Learn more about NYC Men Teach

Employment support for veterans

VetConnectNYC by NYC Department of Veterans' Services (DVS)

Now enrolling.

Service members, veterans, and their families can get help connecting to employment, housing, and other services.

  • Services Provided Career services
Go to nyc.uniteus.com

Vocational rehabilitation for people with disabilities

ACCES-VR by New York State Education Department (NYSED)

Now enrolling. Disability accommodation details are available. View this program to learn more. Disability accommodation details are available. View this program to learn more.  

ACCES-VR helps people with disabilities achieve and maintain employment through training, education, rehabilitation, and career development.

  • Services Provided Career services, College enrollment, prep, and completion, High School diploma and HSE/GED prep
Go to www.acces.nysed.gov

Free English and High School Equivalency classes

CUNY Adult Literacy/HSE/ESL Program by City University of New York (CUNY)

Now enrolling.

Different classes are available depending on your skill level. Some of our programs offer training programs for in-demand jobs. Some of our HSE programs are also GED testing centers.

  • Services Provided English classes, High School diploma and HSE/GED prep
  • Support Provided All programs have case managers/advisors on staff who work with students to address issues that can make program attendance difficult: transportation, the need for childcare, health concerns, etc.
Learn more about CUNY Adult Literacy/HSE/ESL Program

Free citywide ABE, GED, and ESOL programs

DYCD Adult Literacy Program by NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)

Adults and out-of-school youth age 16+ can take free classes to learn English and prep for HSE/GED exams.

  • Services Provided English classes, High School diploma and HSE/GED prep
  • Duration and Length Summer, one month
Learn more about DYCD Adult Literacy Program

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