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Summer Youth Employment Program

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) offers work experience, teaches valuable employment skills, and provides you with a summer income. SYEP educational activities will enhance your enhance your summer experience, allowing you to develop career awareness, understanding of personal money management, and work-related social skills.

Summer Youth Application Link



New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYC DDC) is proud to announce the open application period for the  2017 High School Summer Internship Program at NYC DDC.

 NYC DDC is a New York City agency that serves as the NYC’s primary capital construction project manager. We build many of the civic facilities New Yorkers use every day and provide communities with new or renovated structures such as firehouses, libraries, police precincts, courthouses, senior centers and more. We collaborate with other City agencies, as well as with emerging and world-renowned architects and consultants.

The High School Summer Internship Program (HSSIP) is a paid internship designed for students interested in pursuing careers in architecture, engineering, building trades, public administration, budgeting and finance, business administration, or information technology. The program is structured to enable students to gain exposure to the many careers in the built environment and to learn about what it takes to build NYC. Students work for six weeks in a program that combines hands-on work and educational programming. DDC has partnered with DYCD and SYEP to host the 2016 High School Summer Internship Program.

  • Ages 16 and up
  • Ages 14 – 15      *(Summer internship program offered for previous Young Engineers participants only)

Deadline to Apply is March 31st, 2017.

The High School Summer Internship Program is a 6-week long program beginning Monday, July 5, 2017 and ends on Friday, August 11, 2017

Below is  the application link :http://www1.nyc.gov/site/ddc/steam/hs-summer-internship.page


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STEAM Initiatives + High School Summer Internship Program

Community Partnerships and STEAM Initiatives

New York City Department of Design + Construction

30-30 Thomson Avenue- 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101

T: 718-391-2888