2018 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Application

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 entry-level jobs in a variety of industries including:

  • Arts and Recreation
  • Educational Services
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • And More!

SYEP also provides workshops on job readiness, career exploration, financial literacy, and opportunities to continue education and social growth.

Programs are located in community-based organizations in all five boroughs of New York City. Youth can apply for the program online or at community-based organizations during the application period. Participants are selected by lottery for the program.

Apply to https://application.nycsyep.com for the program.


If you are interested in applying to the Ladders for Leaders Program, you MUST complete an SYEP application to be directed to the Ladders for Leaders application page. Please click here to find more information about Ladders for Leaders.
The deadline to apply to Ladders for Leaders is Friday, March 16, 2018