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We all have something that drives us to be our best. Turn your passion into a plan, and join us for a breakout year of career growth.

How To Apply

Below are the basic steps for applying. The application process may vary slightly in your area. But don’t worry, we’re always here to help you along the way.

Application Process

STEP 1: Attend Your Info Session

We know our program is different than the norm. That’s why we want to make sure you understand all we offer and how far Year Up can take you. Take the first step. Join us for an info session online or in-person.

STEP 2: Complete Application

Submit application and supporting documents. Documents include proof of high school diploma or GED, work history, proof of ability to work in the U.S. (we welcome DACA), references, and a brief personal essay. We’ll provide the application after your info session.

STEP 3: Academic Review

The academic review and assessment help our career and education experts understand your starting point so that we can support your learning and professional development in the best way possible.

STEP 4: Attend Your Interview

We want to hear about you. Why are you interested in Year Up? What motivates you? How can we help you overcome any obstacle to your success in our program? Knowing our students is the first step in giving them the best training possible.

STEP 5: Enroll In College

If applying to a college-based Year Up program, you need to also apply and enroll with our college partner and complete the FAFSA form to secure financial aid. We can help with the details, but suggest you start these applications along with your Year Up application.

STEP 6: Your “Year Up” Begins

If accepted, your year of learning valuable technical and professional skills begins. You can look forward to career training, courses eligible for college credit, stipend payments, a corporate internship, a professional mentor, and our ongoing support.

How you can become a Year Up student

Our program begins each Spring and Fall! Attend an information session as soon as possible to learn more!

Step 1: Submit an Interest Form

Fill out an online interest form today and RSVP to attend an upcoming information session.

Step 2: Attend an Information Session

Attending an Information Session is mandatory for all interested applicants. Our weekly Information Sessions take place at both our Wall Street Campus and BMCC Campus. 

Call 646-341-6800 to speak with someone from our recruitment team to reserve your place to learn more!

An evaluation funded by the Institute of Education Sciences is being conducted to help us learn how well the Year Up PTC program is working to help participants.  Only applicants who, after learning about the study, are willing to participate will be eligible for enrollment in the Fall 2018 class. Individuals who are eligible for the program and agree to participate in the study will be selected into the program based on a lottery.