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About Ladders for Leaders

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Thank you for your interest in the NYC Ladders for Leaders Program. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and out of concern for the health and safety of all New Yorkers, we have made the difficult decision to not operate Ladders this summer. If you are interested in becoming a new worksite, information will be available early next year. If you are a current Ladders employer, we appreciate your understanding.

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.

Who are Our Participants?

Interested in Hiring Ladders Participants?

Fill out the short form below with basic information regarding your intern 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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