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Advance & Earn

Advance & Earn is an innovative training and employment program for young adults between the ages of 16-24. Develop your career pathway with employer-recognized trainings, earn credentials and certifications, enjoy paid internships and get comprehensive High School Equivalency (HSE) test preparation.


Advance & Earn can help you envision your long-term career and educational goals and create a plan to make them a reality!


Advance & Earn offers services at every academic level and will continue to support your career goals once you attain your HSE. You can earn credentials and certifications while working with quality instructors, a caring support staff and a team of your peers! You will have all the tools you need to achieve your goals!


Take the next step forward. Advance & Earn provides job placement planning and assistance, college and career training, and much more. Increase your earning potential, learn new skills and experience new industries with a team of workforce experts that will walk forward with you! Start your professional journey here. 


Advanced Training is available in the following areas: 

  • Masonry and Landscaping
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Marketing
  • Direct Support Professionals
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Medical Billing EKG/Phlebotomy Tech & Certified Nurse's Aide

Are YOU eligible for Advance & Earn?

  • Are you between the ages of 16 and 24?
  • Are you legally authorized to work in New York City
  • Are you currently not working and not in school?
  • Are you a resident of one of the 5 boroughs of New York City?
  • Are you ready to take on your future?

If you answered Yes to all of the above questions, Advance & Earn is for YOU!!!

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.