What Year Up offers

Work Hard. Get Ahead.

Our free, one-year program includes:

  • 6 months professional training in IT, Financial Operations, Sales & Customer Support, Business Operations, or Software Development
  • 6 month corporate internship with a respected company
  • Coursework eligible for college credit
  • Weekly educational stipend throughout the program
  • Guidance and support from a staff advisor and professional mentor

85% of Year Up graduates are employed or attending college full-time within four months of completing the program. Those employed earn an average starting salary of $18 per hour – $36,000 per year for salaried employees.

Who can apply

Are you eligible?

You can apply to Year Up if you are:

  • 18-24 years old
  • High school graduate or GED recipient
  • Of low to moderate income
  • A U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or have an employment authorization card
  • Available 5 days a week (Mon-Friday) for the full year of the program
  • Highly motivated to learn new technical and professional skills
Meet Year Up graduates