CYE News and Resources


CYE Case Study Released

Public Works Partners developed this case study that examines the Center's approach, assesses our results, and explores potential new directions for the future. Click to read the full case study.

Program Highlight

New Initiative Offers Free HSE and Childcare

A new initiative to help out of school youth who are themselves parents of very young children, Parent Empowerment Program (PEP) offers childcare support, education and job training as an integrated set of services that builds upon DYCD’s Out-of-School Youth program. PEP is supported with funds from the U.S. Department of Education, to test new models within a national learning community to help out-of-school youth achieve career success in securing sustainable employment and/or accessing postsecondary options.


Internships reward employers and students, but too many miss out

New York City can be a great place for young people looking to jumpstart their career through an internship that opens doors into exciting fields and top companies. But all too often, students—especially from lower-income households—struggle to take advantage of the many internship opportunities available to them.


Mayor de Blasio Announces City Reached Goal of Providing 100,000 Publicly Supported Youth Workforce Programs Per Year

In May 2015, the Center for Youth Employment was tasked by Mayor de Blasio and First Lady McCray with supporting 100,000 early career opportunities for youth by 2020. It was an ambitious goal—75% growth in 5 years. Now, two years ahead of schedule, the City has exceeded that goal. Click to read the press release.

Program Highlight

CareerLift Is Recruiting

CareerLift provider Seedco is recruiting young adults ages 18-24 for job placement and retention support for youth interested in jobs in the food industry. Youth receive food sector training, placement, and retention and advancement support for two years after initial job placement. Referral agencies and youth can reach out to Alex Breen at Seedco ( for more information.

CYE Resources

Employer Best Practices Playbook

CYE's Playbook provides employers with the tools and strategies to implement high quality internship programs. Click to learn more.