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Program Name: Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program

The Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program is a 6–8-week youth employment program where participants construct and improve employability skills. SYELP serves youth 14-24 living in the North Central Region. Youth are provided with the opportunity of exploring career pathways based on their interests, while also developing their social, civics and leadership skills. Wages are determined based on age, experience and job readinessParticipants can work up to 120 hours and are categorized in 3 areas:

Tier 1 – Project based and career competencies.

Tier 2- Employment based and career competencies.

Tier3- Work experience

Tier 3- Employment and some career exploration classes.

Supports Available Through Program: Technology resources and temporary transportation.

Contact Details

Program Lead Point of Contact: Milagros González

Program Facilitator

Location Address
95 Park St. 2nd Fl. Hartford, CT 06106

Program Details

Career Continuum Program Level: Career Preparation

Badges/Credentials Offered: Internship (Paid), Employment


Length of Program: The SYELP Program lasts 6-8 weeks. Participants are assigned 120 hours to work and train.

Target Population: Other

Target Population Gender: TBD

Eligibility Requirements: Age < 17, Age 17-24

Residency Eligibility Requirements: Hartford Resident, Northeast, Frog Hollow, South Green, Sheldon Charter Oaks

Service Type: Career Competency Training, Financial Literacy Education, Guidance and Counseling, Individual Service Strategy, Integrated Education and Training, Job Development and Support, Leadership Development, Work experience

Sector: Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Transportation / Distribution / Logistics, Culinary, Construction

Schedule (When is your program offered?): 6-8 weeks in the summer. Most employment opportunities run from 9:00-6:00pm

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