Year Up Voted 2018 Internship of the Year
Year Up offers a unique combo program that offers much more than an internship. Students enrolled in the Year Up program receive many benefits, including coursework for which they receive college credit, a paid internship, and one-on-one training and development to help prepare them to excel in college as well as in their careers.
The focus of Year Up is to provide more opportunities for urban young adults, giving minorities in particular increased opportunities to succeed in college and become successful in their careers.
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Best NonProfits to Work For by the NonProfit Times, April 2018
Large nonprofits generally have more resources to be able to provide more services to their constituents or better salaries and benefits for employees. But bigger organizations are not without their own challenges compared to their more diminutive counterparts.
“When we think about things, sometimes it’s a little slower than I’d like because we want it to work for 850 people versus 10 people in one site, and the tax impacts may vary by state,” said John Bradley, chief operating officer (COO) of Year Up. “How do you make what we’re talking about work both nationally and local, operating within markets we need to be working within?”
Year Up is consistently ranked in the Best Nonprofits To Work For. This year, the Boston-headquartered nonprofit that provides intensive professional education to urban young adults comes in at No. 35 overall and fourth among large organizations (those with at least 250 employees). There are about 175 staff in the national office and another 21 sites in the field, totaling almost 800 employees.
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Best NonProfits to Work For by the NonProfit Times, April 2017
Year Up was recently named one of the best nonprofits to work for by TheNonProfitTimes, marking its seventh consecutive year on the list. The award program is sponsored by The Nonprofit Times and Best Companies Group (BCG), which utilize a nationwide survey to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in the nonprofit industry in the United States.
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Year Up Baltimore Receives the Maryland Cybersecurity Trailblazer Diversity Award, March 2017
On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland met for its inaugural awards celebration. Convening at Baltimore’s Visionary Art Museum in the Inner Harbor at the base of Federal Hill, Maryland Cybersecurity celebrated some of the state’s leaders in information security practice and innovation.
Year Up Baltimore took the Cybersecurity Diversity Trailblazer award. Based at Baltimore City Community College, Year Up prepares students working toward their degree with an intensive career-preparation program that includes professional coaching, hands-on skill development, and internships at leading companies.
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Best Nonprofit to Work For by the NonProfit Times, April 2016
2016 Community Impact Award from Seattle Business Magazine
Seattle Business Magazine Honors Harriet Bullitt and 18 Visionary Enterprises at the 2016 Community Impact Awards
Seattle (October 27, 2016) – Longtime Washington state philanthropist Harriet Bullitt was named the 2016 Lifetime Achievement honoree at the third Community Impact Awards event presented by Seattle Business magazine. Bullitt joined 18 other honorees recognized for their outstanding contributions to the community during a gala October 26 at Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry.
Bullitt was honored for her lifelong support of the arts and environmental conservation in the Pacific Northwest. A judges’ panel of experts selected gold and silver award recipients in eight categories. The awards program is supported by presenting sponsor PwC and supporting sponsor Bank of America.
“The depth and breadth of civic engagement by the winners of our Community Impact Awards is truly remarkable,” said Leslie Helm, executive editor of Seattle Business magazine. “Washington state is lucky to have so many corporations and nonprofits committing substantial talent and resources to improving the environment, training our workforce and addressing pressing issues in our community.”
Read more about the Community Impact Awards 2016 at seattlebusinessmag.com.
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