The New York City Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)


The New York City Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides youth between the ages 14 – 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. This is a great opportunity for young adults to capitalize on their strengths, develop skills and competencies necessary to thrive in today’s job market.

Why join SYEP?

Participating in SYEP is about having a fruitful and engaging summer. For six weeks SYEP participants develop work readiness skills, gain skill competencies and explore career paths, and become financially literate- all of which can point to a better future. Participants work in sectors such as childcare, health services and offices within public, private and government agencies. SYEP participants are actively involved in learning day-to-day skills of entry level work including tutoring, supporting classrooms activities and general administrative duties.

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Who can join?

To be eligible, candidates must be:

  • 14-24 years old and reside in NYC
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • Under the supervision of NYC Department of Probation

If you meet the requirements, please contact your probation officer about applying for SYEP.