2020-2021 Career Ready Work, Learn and Grow (WLG) Application
CareerReady WLG

CareerReady WLG offers young people ages 16 to 19 from select public schools in New York City an opportunity to strengthen work readiness skills, explore careers, and receive academic support, including guidance on postsecondary education and the potential to earn college credit.

What Does the Program Offer?

  • College Readiness: Learn skills to make a smooth transition from high school to college and “real’ world

  • Skill-Building Activities: Receive help with your resume, cover letters, and interview skills. Learn essential job readiness skills and workplace etiquette.

  • Earn College Credit: Opportunity to take a College Now course through CUNY and receive college credit

  • Career Exploration: Flex your research skills and discover new career possibilities.

  • Paid Internship: Paid internship opportunities available in a variety of industries to accommodate your career interests

Who is Eligible?

  • 16-19 years old as of November 8th, 2020;
  • Enrolled in one of the Career Ready WLG schools;
  • An applicant or a participant of the 2020 SYEP Summer Bridge Program; and
  • A resident of one of the five boroughs of New York City;
  • Legally allowed to work in the US

*** Internet access is required to participate in CareerReady WLG. Please let your provider know if you do not have an internet connected device including a smart phone, iPad, or computer***

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PLEASE NOTE: The Career Ready WLG Provider you have chosen will determine your eligibility for the program in consultation with your school. If you are selected to participate in the program, your CareerReady WLG Provider will contact you with further instructions on enrolling in the program.

The deadline to submit applications is 10/30/2020. There are 8 days left before the deadline.
If you have further questions about WLG, contact NYC Youth Connect at (800) 246-4646.