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Paid summer experiences for youth
Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) by NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) | Multiple providers
1 to 3 months, Schedule varies
Last updated on Apr 17, 2023
SYEP helps NYC youth ages 14–24 with career exploration opportunities and paid work experiences.
Young New Yorkers can get paid during the summer to explore their interests and career pathways, develop workplace skills, and engage in learning experiences. Participants will develop social, civic, and leadership skills through their work-experience program.
You are eligible to apply if you:
- Live in NYC
- Are 14-24 years old
- Legally allowed to work in the U.S.
SYEP happens in the summer, with hours depending on the program you choose.
- Online – Complete the online application.
- By phone – Call an SYEP provider to get help applying. See the list of providers for 14-15 year-olds or 16-24 year-olds.
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