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Advanced job training and employment for youth ages 16-24

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

Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training, High School diploma and HSE/GED prep, Internships and fellowships

Eligibility Out-of-school youth, Person with a disability

Schedule 6 months or more, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 22, 2024

Advance & Earn is a training and employment program for youth ages 16-24 who are not working nor in school.

Depending on your career interests and level of schooling, you can get Pre-HSE or HSE prep, paid internships, and access to advanced job training. Youth who have their HSE or are on their way to earning it can get advanced training in healthcare, technology, culinary arts, construction and human services.

Who it's for Who it's for

You may be eligible for this program if you:

  • Are age 16-24
  • Live in New York City
  • Are not working nor in school
  • Are willing to commit six months to the program
  • Can work legally in New York City

Duration and Length Duration and Length

The program schedule depends on the program provider that you choose.

Next Steps

To participate, contact an Advance & Earn provider.

Not sure which provider to choose? Complete a participant interest form, and DYCD staff will connect you to the right provider.