City’s Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

With all of a snowy continue it might be formidable to consider of summer, though starting this Monday immature people can start requesting for thousands of summer jobs. NY1’s Cheryl Wills filed a following report.

Helen Lei is a biology tyro and she already has an considerable resume interjection to her summer pursuit final year with a Office of a Chief Medical Examiner.

“My categorical pursuit shortcoming was to technology files into a mechanism system,” Lei recalled.


She got that pursuit interjection to a Summer Youth Employment Program. And starting Monday, a module is usurpation applications for thousands of different worksites, including supervision agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofits, tiny businesses, law firms, museums, sports enterprises and retail.

“One of a options is a ladders for leaders program, that offers aloft turn internships for some of a participants who have some-more work experience,” pronounced Summer Youth Employment Program Director Chris Lewis.

For many, a summer jobs can lead to even larger opportunities. Jessica Seifarth was an novice years ago, now she’s a criminalist with a Office of a Medical Examiner.

“We adore bringing in new interns since it allows us to rivet with a village around us,” Seifarth said.

Last year, 130,000 people practical for 47,000 summer jobs.  

The 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program will accept applications from Monday, Mar 2 by Friday, Apr 10.

Applicants contingency be between a ages of 14 and 24. Participants are comparison by lottery for a program, that runs from Jul 6 by Aug 15. There are pursuit locations via all 5 boroughs.

Residents can request online during Department of Youth and Community Development website during or during a participating community-based organization. You can also call 311 or DYCD Youth Connect during 1-800-246-4646.

If we are an employer peaceful to yield a job, we have until Saturday, May 16, 2015 to apply.

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