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Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP Emerging Leaders

SYEP Emerging Leaders

Leaders. Influencing.Tomorrow.

The Emerging Leaders Program is based on agency partnerships that help youth to navigate life's challenges and empower them through a project /work based lens.

Special programming available for NYC youth through various service options:

  • NYC Teens ages 14—15 can participate in paid project-based activities which will help them explore different career opportunities
  • Young people ages 16—24 can apply for paid summer jobs in a variety of industries throughout NYC


  • Must be a resident of the five boroughs of NYC.
  • Legally allowed to work in the United States.
Must face one of the listed employment barriers below to be served 
  • Homeless & Runaway (Residing in Shelters)
  • Justice/Court Involved
  • Foster Care      
  • Receiving Preventive Services through ACS