Youth @ Work

Youth@Work targets in-school youth, ages 14-21, who are New Haven residents and/or attend a New Haven Public School. The program is aimed at providing young people with workplace exposure, mentoring and school and community-based enrichment activities. Early work experiences serve as the foundation for future success in the workplace.  Fillable Student Application Summer 2020


 The Youth@Work summer work-based learning experience program will be held for 4 weeks, July 13-August 7, 2020.


The staff at Youth@Work would like to thank you for your patience during this time.

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Newhaven YSD



Youth@Work facilitates:

Summer Work Based Learning Experience

Provides 600-700 young persons a five [5] week employment experience. Youth are able to work up to a maximum of twenty-five [25] hours a week at the State of Connecticut minimum wage rate. 

2020 Youth@Work Work Based Learning RFP Link

Year Round Work Based Learning Experience

Provides a twenty [20] week work experience during the school year. High school students are able to work up to ten [10] hours a week at the State of Connecticut minimum wage rate.



New Haven Leaders

Is a collaborative effort with the Human Resources department. We sponsor internships for 8-10 college applicants for City internship positions. Each intern receives an eight [8] week summer internship in a City department. In addition, professional development is provided via weekly in-services.