The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) offers work experience, teaches valuable employment skills, financial literary and provides you with a summer income. SYEP educational activities will enhance your summer experience, allowing you to develop career awareness, understanding of personal money management and work- related social skills.
SYEP: Summer Youth Employment gives students a unique opportunity to explore their interests and discover new ones through various pathways:
✔ Pre-employment Training: Receive help with résumé and cover letter writing, and interviewing skills. Learn essential workplace readiness skills and business etiquette.
✔ Paid Summer Internships: Paid internship opportunities available in a variety of industries to accommodate student interests.
✔ Newark Public Schools (Academic Enrichment): Paid internship opportunities available in a variety of industries to accommodate student interests.
✔ Academic Acceleration: Youth will attend specialized classes at NJIT in coding and architecture and design. SYEP also partners with many year-long youth programs to compensate their participants in the summer.
Who is Eligible? ✔ Youth between the ages of 14-24✔ Resident of the City of Newark ✔ Legally allowed to work in the United States
Before starting your application, please ensure you have:✔ Turned 14 or will be 14 by June 1st of application year✔ An ACTIVE email address that can receive and send emails ✔ Your CORRECT social security number ✔ Alien Registration Number (if it applies) ✔ Civil Service number or proof of completion.