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NYC Ladders for Leaders


165 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002
Program contact: 
Jessica Man

NYC Ladders for Leaders

The Ladders for Leaders program provides high school and college students with an opportunity to participate in summer internships with some of the most dynamic corporations and businesses in New York City.  Employers range from sectors including financial services, education, healthcare, government, legal, technology, social/community services, retail, hospitality, media/marketing and real estate.

Ladders for Leaders is a component of the NYC Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).  This competitive process requires:

  • Transcript with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Essay
  • Resume

‚ÄčOnce participants have been selected, they are engaged in 30 hours of pre-employment training designed to teach essential workplace readiness skills and business etiquette.  Interviews for summer internships are scheduled by CPC and additional support for matched participants are provided throughout the summer.