Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers outstanding high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in New York City. The program is an initiative of the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and supported by the NYC Center for Youth Employment and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City.
By participating in structured projects and work-based opportunities, NYC youth are better prepared for careers of the future.
The 2020 Ladders for Leaders application deadline was February 7th, 2020. No further applications may be submitted.