After School

In-School Youth (ISY)

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Funded through the federal Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), the In-School Youth (ISY) program provides year-round services to high school juniors and seniors who meet certain eligibility requirements. ISY services are provided by community-based organizations in all five boroughs of New York City.

ISY programs help participants graduate from high school, pursue college education, and develop career goals. Services Include:

  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Paid Internship Opportunities
  • Tutoring
  • College Preparation and Out-of-City College Trips
  • Project-Based Leadership Activities
  • Sports, Arts, Technology, and Recreation Activities
  • Individualized Service Strategies (ISS)
  • Career Planning Assistance

All In-School Youth program participants are guaranteed a paid work experience over the summer.

For more information, call Youth Connect at 800-246-4646.

Enrollment Dates

  • September 1st - 30th

Program Requirements

  • Age 14 - 21
  • NYC High School Juniors & Seniors
  • NYC Resident

Additional Information

  • Must have a valid Social Security Number
  • Must be able to work lawfully in US

*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.