CTE Industry Scholars

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Industry Scholars Program supports high school students in advancing their postsecondary education and career aspirations though valuable hands on experience. CYE is supporting the NYC Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Readiness and Grant Associates, a city-wide workforce services provider, in an effort to dramatically expand high quality work … Continued

Ladders for Leaders

Launched in 2006, Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers outstanding high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid, professional six-week summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in New York City. Administered by the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, the program has been … Continued


CYE is working with the New York City Department of Education (DOE), Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and The Fund for Public Schools to support CareerCLUE(Community Learning, Understanding, and Experience), a blended summer enrichment model that incorporates classroom instruction, site visits and supervised service learning projects that deliver real value for participants’ schools … Continued


As part of its mission to help young New Yorkers explore potential careers, the Center for Youth Employment has launched CareerPass—a set of opportunities for youth and young adults to visit prominent New York City employers in a variety of industries including Finance, Insurance, Fashion, Real Estate, Hospitality, Media, and Technology. Interested firms host small … Continued


As part of CYE’s mission to support the youth workforce field in New York City, we both create resources to inform practice and highlight tools and documents developed by our partners for the same purpose. On this page, you can find links to valuable materials that support employers, providers, and young people themselves. If you … Continued


The Center for Youth Employment pursues its mission of a bigger, better, and more integrated system of youth workforce programs through policy advocacy, program development and engagement with the field. CYE’s priority areas for program development and support include career exploration, expanding career access for high-need populations, high quality internships and capacity building. The programs … Continued