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College readiness for former SYEP participants

CareerReady WLG by NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)

Services Provided College enrollment, prep, and completion, Internships and fellowships

Schedule 3 to 6 months, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated on Jun 15, 2023

CareerReady WLG helps youth ages 16-19 to prepare for college and work.

The program helps you develop skills to transition from high school to college and the “real’ world. This includes:

  • taking a course through CUNY to earn college credit
  • career exploration to discover new careers
  • getting help with your resume, cover letters, interview skills, and learning job readiness skills
  • working a paid internship that’s aligned to your interests

Who it's for Who it's for

You’re eligible for CareerReady WLG if you are:

  • 16-19 years old as of October 10, 2022
  • enrolled in one of the Career Ready WLG schools
  • a participant of the 2022 SYEP Program
  • a resident of one of the five boroughs of NYC
  • legally allowed to work in the US

You will need internet access to participate.

Duration and Length Duration and Length

23 weeks during the school year

Next Steps

Applications are closed for the 2022-2023 program. When applications open, you can apply online.