NOLA Youth Works
Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program
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NOLA Youth Works provides quality summer experiences that build a pipeline to careers for local youth ages 13-21. This year, experiences focus on creating a career- ready workforce and providing valuable employment opportunities in community revitalization while transforming local neighborhoods. Youth earn a much needed paycheck and, equally as important, gain experience that helps them define and advance their career goals.
Program Start Date: June 2, 2014 | Program End Date: July 18, 2014
Employer Appointments: Ongoing
Youth Applications: March 8, 2014 - April 17, 2014
Summer 2013 In Review
Mayor Landrieu’s NOLA Youth Works Summer Employment Program provides quality summer experiences for local youth. This summer, NOLA Youth Works in partnership with The Office of Community Development, placed 1,654 local youth in jobs. A new program component, NOLA Youth Corps, allowed youth an opportunity to perform various community revitalization projects that beautified neigborhoods and enriched participants.
It was an amazing summer!
NOLA Youth Works partnered with 2 Cent Media Arts Summer Session
Students created short films that express their voices on how to best tackle the city's crime issues.
Click here to watch the summer session videos
NOLA Youth Works partnered with Purposeful Investigations of Careers in Healthcare (PICH)
Students created public service announcements on health disparities in our communities.
Click here for highlights of PICH Summer 2013.