Department of Youth & Community Development
High school juniors and seniors in the In-School Youth Program will receive assistance in career exploration, college readiness, and dropout prevention.
ISY helps high schoolers succeed in school while preparing them for college and their careers.
Must have a Social Security Number Must be able to work legally in US Enroll between September 1 - 30.
You may be eligible if you can answer yes to these questions: Are you between 16 - 21 years old? Are you a NYC high school junior or senior? Do you live in NYC? Do you meet one of these requirements?
Do you, or are a member of a household, receive cash assistance or SNAP? Are you homeless? Are you a foster care youth? If you do not meet one of these requirements, ISY will look at your income to see if you are eligible. You can use ACCESS NYC to screen and see if you may qualify.
Call DYCD Youth Connect at 800-246-4646 to apply. You can also use Discover DYCD with the "jobs & internships" filter to see what programs are near your home.
You can use Discover DYCD to find programs in your area. To get started: Go to the Discover DYCD website. Select "jobs & internships" in the category field. Enter your borough and neighborhood, or zip code to begin searching.
Call 311 Ask for assistance with In-School Youth Employment Program.
Visit the In-School Youth website to learn more. Visit the Discover DYCD website to learn more about all of the programs ISY offers. Call DYCD Youth Connect at 800-246-4646 for more information on ISY.
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eligibility Youth (14+)
eligibility People with disabilities
required_document To apply for In-School Youth, you will need to prove he following: Your identity and date of birth Where you live Your family's income
eligibility Pregnant & new parents
blurb College/work-readiness in high school