Washington, District of Columbia
Earn an Educational Stipend
October 2024
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How It Works


Our program provides you with an educational stipend and skills-based training in:

  • Customer-Based Communications
  • Customer-Facing Presentation
  • Customer Service Fundamentals
  • Consumer Banking
  • Year Up’s Essential Skills Training

Put the skills you learned into practice! We'll work with our company partners to provide you access to internships and wrap-around support services.

Land a Job

80% of alumni are employed and/or enrolled in college within 4 months of graduation. Our support staff will guide you through every part of your job search.

Common role pathways:

  • Consumer Fraud Support
  • Financial Advisory
  • Financial Products Servicing
  • Loan Products Servicing
  • Personal Banking
  • Sales Support

Year Up Graduate Outcomes

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Banking Typical Job Tasks

  • Employ customer engagement strategies by relating industry and product knowledge to the customers’ critical priorities, and be able to communicate the value of Banks’ offerings through demos and solution discussions
  • Navigate company resources and handle banking information with accuracy and completeness during interactions
  • Support customer requests by writing clear and complete notes, adapting to interactions, leveraging empathy and professional etiquette, and escalating as needed
  • Understand and describe the value of products to customers, including key characteristics, benefits, and risks of basic banking products

Eligibility Requirements

  • 18-29 years old
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Low to moderate income
  • U.S. citizenship, permanent resident, DACA recipient, or employment authorization card
  • Live within commuting distance of a Year Up location. Although Year Up has shifted to a hybrid program model, you must be able to regularly attend in-person days throughout the duration of the program
  • Have not obtained a Bachelor’s degree
  • Available five days a week (M-F) for the entire duration of the program
  • Highly motivated to learn new technical and professional skills

More information about vaccination requirements can be found here.

Do you have DACA status?
Year Up strongly supports DACA and welcomes young adults with DACA status. For more, see our DACA GUIDANCE page.


Our staff will help you determine which campus is right for you after you apply to Year Up in National Capital Region.
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Washington, D.C.
609 H Street, NE
Suite #500
District of Columbia
(786) 577-6028
  • Learning will take place in a Year Up classroom with seasoned instructors providing technical and professional training

Where you'll Intern

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JP Morgan Chase & Co. logo

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