Year Up is one-year or less intensive job training program that provides young adults with hands-on training, real-world corporate access, a work immersion experience, and unparalleled support. Year Up participants also receive an educational stipend.
The first three months of the program consists of technical and professional skills training, which are part-time and primarily virtual, providing you with increased flexibility to complete your program work. You will then have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a four-month full-time work experience at a top company, such as Merck, Bank of America, Penn Mutual, or Amtrack among many other leading organizations in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.
What will you gain? Professional business and communication skills, interviewing and networking skills, resume building, ongoing support and guidance to help you launch your career.
In-depth classes include: - Business Fundamentals - Helpdesk/Desktop Support Get the skills and opportunity you need to launch your professional career. 80% of Year Up graduates are employed and/or enrolled in postsecondary education within 4 months of graduation. Employed graduates earn an average starting salary of $44,000 per year. Are you eligible? You can apply to Year Up if you are: - 18-29 years old -A high school graduate or GED recipient -Eligible to work in the U.S. -Fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless you have a medical disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents you from receiving the vaccine -Available Monday-Friday throughout the duration of the program -Highly motivated to learn technical and professional skills -Have not obtained a bachelor s degree