Youth Services

New York Leaders Program

Comments Off Written on January 30th, 2013 by
Categories: Job Seekers, Workforce Investment Board News, Youth Services

As part of Governor Cuomo’s New New York Leaders program that was launched a few months ago, the administration has taken all student internship opportunities at all state agencies and centralized them at one domain, .

This website even hosts links to opportunities at the Senate, Assembly, AG and Comptroller’s Office in an effort to truly make it a one-stop shop for any student interested in an internship with any New York State government entity.  Students can visit the site and apply directly to over 400 internships at state agencies or link to opportunities in other entities or branches of state government.  We want to make sure the word gets out so we can attract a diverse group of the brightest and best young minds in New York.

Picente Launches Public-Private Effort to Provide Summer Jobs for Youth

Comments Off Written on February 28th, 2012 by
Categories: Youth Services

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., joined by representative of the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce, Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce and School and Business Alliance today announced that Oneida County’s Office of Workforce Development will be offering a Summer Youth Employment Program in 2012. He called upon local employers and agencies to work with the county to provide challenging, work sites for Oneida County youth.
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2012 Summer Youth Employment Program

Comments Off Written on February 22nd, 2012 by
Categories: Youth Services

Fast facts about the Summer Youth Employment Program:

  • Youth work an average of 50 hours. Youth earn $7.25 per hour
  • The program lasts for up to 5 weeks starting July 5th
  • Work sites are located in all parts of the County.

Download the Pre-Application

Governor Cuomo Launches NY Youth Works Program to Address Inner City Jobs Crisis

Comments Off Written on February 17th, 2012 by
Categories: Youth Services

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of “NY Youth Works,” a statewide program to combat the unacceptably high unemployment rates among inner city youth in communities across New York. The new program, passed last month in an extraordinary session of the state legislature, includes $25 million in tax credits for businesses that hire unemployed and disadvantaged youth and $62 million to support job training programs. For more information read the full press release at