The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in a entry-level jobs in a variety of industries including:
- Arts and Recreation
- Educational Services
- Financial Services
- Information Technology
- Marketing/Public Relations
- Real Estate/Property
Programs are located in community-based organizations in all five boroughs of New York City. Youth can apply for the program online or at a community-based organization during the application period. Participants are selected by lottery for the program.
Online applications are available on the DYCD website. Updates will also be posted to DYCD’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram sites. For more information, call 311 or DYCD Youth Connect (1-800-246-4646).