Summer Youth Employment Program
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What is the Summer Youth Employment Program?

The Summer Youth Employment Program is an award winning program that provides more than 100 teenagers, leadership development, life skills training and career and college exploration. Teens from low to moderate income families gain real world work experience through internship placements based on their career track. The program is funded by the City of Winston-Salem.

Summer Youth Employment Program by the Numbers

Number of Teens Served in 2017


Potential Facebook CEOs

teens signed up to learn about digital entrepreneurship


# of teens from households with $0 in annual income


Oprah Winfreys

# of African American girls who want to be CEOs of major companies


# of teens at risk of dropping out of high school


the percent that we believe can succeed!