Learn & Earn (Formerly the In-School Youth Program) is a career exploration and academic support program for high school juniors and seniors. The program provides participants with academic support, college application assistance, work readiness training, service learning and leadership activities, as well as a paid six-week summer internship. Learn & Earn is for high school juniors and seniors who meet certain eligibility requirements.
LEARN & EARN ELIGIBILITY
Learn & Earn providers assist applicants in determining eligibility for their programs.
A. 14-21 years old at eligibility determination, and
B. Attending or enrolled in the Junior or Senior Year of Secondary education.
C. Low-Income, AND
D. At least one of the following apply
Low Income Definition
Family income at or below 100% of poverty line or 70% lower living standard.
Income test not required if the participant meets one of the following criteria:
the past six months) one of the following: TANF, SNAP, SSI, or other public assistance; or
Work Status: Authorized to work in U.S.
Selective Service: If male, Selective Registration
*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.