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Advance & Earn

Advance & Earn is a new training and employment program for youth between the ages of 16-24.  Advance & Earn will help further your career through comprehensive High School Equivalency (HSE) test preparation, employer-recognized trainings, credentials and certifications, and paid internships.

Think Big & Bold

Advance & Earn can help you think about your long-term career and educational goals and create a plan to achieve them! This program will provide you with life-changing opportunities and could be your first step towards a degree and your dream job.

Advanced Training Available in 

  • Masonry and Landscaping
  • Certified Nurse's Aide and  EKG/Phlebotomy Technician
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Marketing
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Young people between the ages of 16 and 24 years old
  • Residents of one of the five boroughs of New York City
  • Currently not working or in school
  • Willing to commit six months to the program
  • Legally authorized to work in New York City

How to Apply?

Click here to see list of Advance & Earn Providers and their contract information.
Not sure which provider to choose? Click here to complete our participant interest form and our staff will connect you to the right provider.

*The Department of Youth and Community Development is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.