YOUTH@WORK is a public-private partnership between the City of New Haven, the New Haven Board of Education and Workforce Alliance.. The program provides summer and year-round opportunities, work place exposure and work readiness activities to youth who may be challenged by socio-economic and/or academic barriers to workplace success.
The program targets in-school youth, ages 14-21, who are New Haven residents and/or attend New Haven public schools. Youth@Work Initiative, aimed at proving young people workplace exposure, mentoring and school and community-based enrichment activities. Early work experiences serve as the foundation for the future success in the workplace and have proven effective in helping youth to:
- Establish connections with employers
- Encourage responsibility and foster independence
- Develop technical skills
- Develop communication/interpersonal skills
- Clarity work values and future work preferences
- Allows for interaction with caring adults
Summer 2013 Work-Based Learning Experience for Youth Program
- For Students
- If you are between the ages of 14-21, live in the City of New Haven and or attend a New Haven Public School and are in grades 9 or higher, you may obtain an application from the Youth@Work office, or click here to download the summer 2013 Work-Based Learning Application. and CT W4 and Federal W4
- The application deadline is Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
- All youth selected for summer employment must attend a mandatory orientation. For more information, please contact the Youth@Work office.
- Non-profit of Public Sector Organizations
RFP deadline was March 8, 2013
- Private Sector Businesses
We are seeking businesses to offer summer internship opportunities and part-time work experiences for pre-screened High school students. For more information, please contact Tomi Veale at 203 946-7582.
For general information on Youth@Work, please contact the office at 203 946-7582 or email@example.com
For information on the Youth Service Bureau, including the Mayor’s Youth Guide or Summer Bussing please contact Stephen Driffin at 203-946-8583 or firstname.lastname@example.org