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Monday, August 13, 2012

Job Training Program for 18-24 Year Olds

From the Office of the Mayor:

ONE YEAR TO A CAREER – Last Chance to Apply!
Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships. The first six months of the program focuses on technical and professional skill building, while the second six months focuses on applying these skills through corporate internships. The goal of our program is to provide every student who comes through our doors with the experience they need to launch a successful career and educational pathway for themselves.

In exchange for your commitment Year Up students receive a stipend of $150-$250/week, 18 college credits, tailored support, and entry/connections to leading corporations. There are no tuition costs or fees to participate; however, students are required to show up every day on time and ready to learn!

Who can apply?
You can apply to be a Year Up student if you are:
·         18-24 years old
·         High school graduate or GED recipient
·         Of low to moderate income
·          Have the legal right to work in the U.S
·         Available 5 days a week (Mon-Friday) for the full year of the program and highly motivated to learn new technical and professional skills

APPLY TODAY: TO ENROLL IN OUR SEPTEBMER CLASS
We have a limited number of seats remaining – classes begin on September 4th

To learn more simply submit an interest form to us online and then respond to our email with the date of the session you will be attending! Go to www.yearup.org and click on apply to find the interest forms.
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About Us: Year Up is an award-winning, tuition-free program that prepares urban young adults for corporate careers in Information Technology and success in higher education. Our graduates demonstrate our success. Within 4 months of graduation, 87% of Year Up alumni are employed at competitive wages, or in college full time. Year Up was founded in Boston, MA in 2000 and has since expanded to 9 cities nationwide. Year Up Seattle opened its doors in 2011.

Jessica Norouzi
Outreach Specialist

Year Up Puget Sound
w: 206.441.4465 ext. 5524


empowering urban talent to reach their potential

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