Audio Description: Watch as the The NYC Department of Youth and Community Development's Ladders for Leaders Program is explained. This is a nationally recognized internship program providing high achieving students with paid, professional internship opportunities with leading corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations.
NYC Ladders for Leaders helps introduce high-achieving and motivated young people to the world of work, while also providing the tools and skills they need to become successful young professionals. In addition to valuable work experiences, Ladders participants receive work readiness training and take part in workshops on topics such as leadership and career/industry exploration.
Audio Description: Watch as the DYCD Communications team had the opportunity to sit down with former Mayor David Dinkins for an interview on the legacy of the Beacon program.