WHAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY DIVIDE?
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Year Up’s mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.
We offer a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships.Learn more about Year Up »
"Being part of Year Up is really setting me up for a better life and a better future. It's shown me that I can make something of myself."
"All my hard work and dedication is paying off. I have the confidence and skills to overcome any and all challenges."
"If you would have told me a couple of years ago that I would be interning at American Express, helping VPs, I would never in a million years believed you."
"Year Up has provided me with so many opportunities and opened up so many doors so I can provide a better life for me and my son."
"I made the transition from being a dependent novice to a valued member of the Goodwin Procter team."
bright young minds Year Up helps annuallySee more student stories »
Salesforce has hosted 67 interns and continues to turn to Year Up for talent.
"They have even challenged some of the co-employees because they are so highly motivated. It has had a much, much broader impact on the group where they're working."
companies currently benefiting from Year Up internsSee more partner stories »
|Tech Crunch: Year Up Helps Give Urban Youth The Training And Connections They Need To Land Hot Tech JobsMore »|
|Forbes: How Business Can Help Close the Opportunity Divide.More »|
|CGI America: Year Up's Professional Training Corps Announcement.More »|