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What Is SYEP?

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is the nation’s largest youth employment program, connecting NYC youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with career exploration opportunities and paid work experience each summer.

Participants have the opportunity to explore their interests and career pathways, develop workplace skills and engage in learning experiences that help in developing their social, civic and leadership skills.

By participating in structured projects and work-based opportunities, NYC youth are better prepared for careers of the future.

Reasons to Hire SYEP Participants:

 hosting SYEP Participants

Interested in hosting NYC youth this summer?

Fill out the short form below with basic information regarding your SYEP recruitment needs and timeline. A staff member from DYCD will reach out to you in a timely manner to discuss next steps.

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