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Henry Street offers programs for youth seeking employment and job training and placement through the Workforce Development Center.

Summer Youth Employment Program

SYEP 2022 applications for NYCHA CareerFirst and Emerging Leaders are OPEN!

NYCHA CareerFirst is available for residents of Baruch Houses who are between the ages of 14-24 years old.

Apply here:

Application PIN#:CF-91012-BA

Emerging Leaders is available for youth ages 14-24 who are ONE of the following: homeless or runaway youth, justice-involved youth, youth in or aging out of foster care, youth in families who are receiving preventive services through NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), OR are part of any of the following school programs:

Apply here:

Application PIN#: VY-91011

Applicants are encouraged to apply to NYHCA CareerFirst and Emerging Leaders by Friday, May 27.


Any youth not eligible for these options should apply through the Community Based application: 

Brooklyn Older Youth (16-24 years old)

Application PIN#: WPA508192

Manhattan Older Youth (16-24 years old)

Application PIN#: WPA835450


For more information, visit the DYCD Employment Programs page here and email SYEP Director Johanna at with any questions.

NYC Department of Youth & Community Development

Rambler Studios

A popular internship opportunity since 2020 has been with Rambler Studios, a youth fashion-design program. Read more.

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