If you are between the ages of 14 and 24, you can get a paid summer experience through SYEP. There are jobs in government, museums, sports, and more. For more help, SYEP leads workshops on finding a job and understanding your finances.
- Apply to SYEP online during the application period. The application for SYEP will only be available during that time.
- Selection is based on a lottery.
- Apply in the the spring each year.
- Apply online or at a community-based organization during the application period.
- Work is available for youth with disabilities.
You may be eligible if you can answer yes to these questions.
- Do you live in NYC?
- Are you between 14 and 24 years old?
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It’s important to include the right documents when you apply. Your documents show whether the program is right for you.
This page can help you choose the right documents for your application.
A Social Security Card is required for all applicants as proof of Social Security number. All references to the word “current” means documents dated within the last six (6) months or where applicable documents which are still valid and have not expired.
SYEP does not require documents to be submitted with the application. You will only need to submit documents if you are selected from the lottery.
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