Summer Youth Employment

Each year since 1995, the Phipps Neighborhoods Summer Youth Employment Program has provided young people aged 16-21 with a meaningful employment experience, as well as a summer income.

Phipps Neighborhoods partners with reputable NYC employers to provide diverse work experiences that help youth develop:

  • Genuine workplace skills
  • Career awareness and employment goals
  • Interpersonal skills and self-confidence
  • Financial literacy and money management skills
  • Teamwork, communication, and professional conduct

Summer Youth Employment participants have gained valuable experience at:

  • Retail stores
  • Nonprofit and community–based groups
  • Real estate firms
  • Health care organizations
  • New York City agencies
  • Museums

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About Phipps Neighborhoods

Phipps Neighborhoods helps children, youth, and families in low-income communities rise above poverty. We work in South Bronx neighborhoods where we can address the greatest barriers to lasting success through workforce and education programs, and access to community and economic empowerment resources.

We’re dedicated to our neighborhoods for the long term, supporting individuals and families as they establish self-sufficiency. Our services create opportunities for people to thrive in every aspect of their lives.