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Learn & Earn

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Learn & Earn (Formerly the In-School Youth Program) is a career exploration and academic support program for high school juniors and seniors.  The program provides participants with academic support, college application assistance, work readiness training, service learning and leadership activities, as well as a paid six-week summer internship.  Learn & Earn is for high school juniors and seniors who meet certain eligibility requirements.

Enrollment Dates

  • September 1st - 30th

Program Requirements

  • Age 16 - 21
  • NYC high school juniors and seniors
  • Must meet income and other eligibility criteria
  • Must be a New York City resident

Additional Information

  • Must be able to work lawfully in the United States to participate in paid work experiences
  • For more information, call Youth Connect at1-800-246-4646.

Click here to access a list of Learn & Earn providers

*The Department of Youth and Community Development is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.