PAID 14 WEEK INTERNSHIP
For Youth NOT enrolled in School and
NOT Enrolled in a GED Program
Dear Community Members:
I am contacting you to inform you that the Henkels & McCoy’s Young Adult Internship Program is now accepting new applications for our next cohort (scheduled to begin March 25th!) More detailed information about our YAIP Program is listed below (A copy of the flier is attached English).H&M’s YAIP program is funded by the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development. Our goal is to re-engage disconnected young adults ages 17-24 to positive academic/ career opportunities by providing them an 11 week paid internship in the field of their interest and based on their skill set.
To be eligible applicant: Must be ages 17-24 NOT ENROLLED IN SCHOOL NOT ATTENDING GED or employment assistance program Must be UNEMPLOYED May not have received Associates or Bachelor’s degrees Applicants do not need H.S diploma or GED to be eligible. Interested applicants must come to our Bronx Community College office at 2155 University Avenue , Gould Residence Hall (Room 210) to apply in person.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10AM – 3PM
Applicants are welcomed to call and schedule an appointment If an applicant is accepted they will enroll in the program and begin with a three week paid orientation at the Henkels & McCoy office which is a series of career/academic, financial literacy, soft skills, healthy living, computer literacy, conflict resolution, and leadership development workshops and seminars. After orientation youth will complete a 11 week paid internship and will be paid at a rate of $7.25an hour for 25 hours a week, and will receive weekly educational classes to further their career and academic skills. All youth will receive one-on-one support from our H&M Young Adult Internship Program team and program manager. After completing the internship they are
automatically qualified for nine months of post-internship follow up and retention which consist of career/academic counseling, job placement and educational/ training enrollment.
Please feel free to contact our office at (718)289-5100 Ext.3219 or(917)586-4996 Shatekwa with any further questions or interest in holding a YAIP outreach event at your agency. I would really appreciate it if this information would be circulated to List-Serves and Program Managers/Directors that work in helping our communities move forward.
In service, Shatekwa Cunningham–Shatekwa Cunningham Sr… Career Coach, Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) Henkels & McCoy, Bronx Community College, Gould Residence Hall Room 210, 2155 University Avenue Bronx,
NY 10453 (718)289-5100 Ext. 3219 Office (917)586-4996 Cell (718) 289-6411