Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP)


23-40 Astoria Blvd.
Astoria, NY 11102

Contact Information: 

Phone: (718)-726-9790

Program/Service Description: 

The Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) is a 14-week internship program for low-income New York City young adults aged 16-24 who are not working and not in school. YAIP is composed of a 2- to 4-week orientation conducted by selected community-based organizations followed by 10- to 12- week paid internships that offer structured work opportunities. This year-round program incorporates ongoing education, as well as other participant and employer supports. Upon completion of the internship, the organizations will provide nine months of follow-up services and help place the participants in permanent jobs, training programs, or educational settings.

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