Summer Youth Employment Program/Work, Learn & Grow

Catholic Charities offers a 6-week internship program for young adults ages 16-24 with placements in a variety of settings. Youth are selected by lottery, work 20-25 hours per week and are paid minimum wage. Staff facilitates an intensive job readiness orientation that focuses on professional identity, health and stress, financial literacy, and higher education, and hosts guest speakers and resource tables.


SYEP Applications are available March-April every year. WLG takes place during the school year. Appointments are scheduled.

Our centers are located where they are needed most

  • Summer Youth Employment Program/Work, Learn & Grow

    191 Joralemon Street, 9th Floor
    Brooklyn, NY, 11201

    57-10 Beach Channel Drive
    Arverne, NY, 11692