Year Up is a one-year, intensive program that provides young adults with hands-on skill development, corporate internships, an educational stipend, and coursework eligible for college credit.
The program consists of training in technical and professional skills, followed by a 6-month internship with a top company. Your internship may be at Bank of America, BNY Mellon, or JPMorgan Chase & Co. among other leading organizations in the New York area.
What will you gain?
Professional business and communication skills, interviewing and networking skills, resume building, ongoing support and guidance to help you launch your career.
In-depth classes include:
- Business Fundamentals
- Helpdesk/Desktop Support
Get the skills and opportunity you need to launch your professional career.
90% of Year Up graduates are employed and/or enrolled in postsecondary education within 4 months of graduation. Employed graduates earn an average starting salary of $44,000 per year.
Year Up participants also receive a stipend.
Are you eligible?
You can apply to Year Up if you are:
-A high school graduate or GED recipient
-Eligible to work in the U.S.
-Fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless you have a medical disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents you from receiving the vaccine
-Available Monday-Friday for the full program year
-Highly motivated to learn technical and professional skills
-Have not obtained a bachelors degree