Teen Center Career Development

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Develop your professional skill set and expand your network with school-year and summer internship programs through the West Side YMCA.

School Year Opportunities

Tuesdays 4:30-6 PM
9th-12th Grade

A career development program that provides 10th-12th graders an opportunity to gain job readiness skills through a 12-week workshop series. After the workshop series, teens are placed at an internship for 3 months. Participants in this programs receive a stipend for their completion of the program.

Programs begin October 3 and run through May 2018. For more information on how to sign up and any program questions, contact our Teen Center department!

Teen Career Connection

TCC is an eight-week comprehensive internship program, providing NYC youth an unparalleled opportunity. Teens first go through two weeks of intensive professional development, followed by six weeks of hands-on learning experience at an organization/business matched to the student's career aspirations. In addition to the training and internship experience, teens get linked to a professional who serves as their mentor, supporting them throughout their time in the program.

Applications for summer 2018 open January 2018.


Teen Center at the West Side YMCA
5 West 63rd Street  NYC  10023  212-912-2665  gmateo@ymcanyc.org