The 2014 Summer Youth Employment Program

posted Apr 9, 2014, 9:59 AM by Sylwia Jasinski

The 2014 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is accepting applications NOW!


Application deadline is Friday, April 25, 2014



All youth aged 14-24 who permanently reside within the five boroughs of New York City are eligible and encouraged to apply. 



To apply for SYEP, students only need to submit a completed application by going to

To download a paper application, click here.


About SYEP

SYEP provides New York City youth with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in a variety of entry-level jobs including parks, summer camps, hospitals, community based organizations, small businesses, museums and retail organizations. In addition to work experience, SYEP also provides workshops on job readiness, career exploration, financial literacy and opportunities to continue education and social growth.


Programs are located in community-based organizations in all five boroughs of New York City. Youth can apply for the program online or at a community-based organization during the application period.  Participants are selected by lottery for the program.  Specialized programming for disabled, foster care, runaway/homeless and justice-involved youth are also available.



For more information go to  or call 1-800-246-4646.