Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation’s (NMIC) Train & Earn program is a 5-week paid certification and training program for opportunity youth ages 16-24 who are out of school and not working at the time of enrollment. Candidates receive a stipend of $500 once they complete certifications, program benchmarks and trainings. There are also opportunities to earn incentives, and candidates will receive metrocards while enrolled in programming.
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What do Train & Earn candidates receive?
Candidates earn the following certificates and training:
- ServSafe Certificate
- National Retail Federation’s Customer Service Certificate
- Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certificate (minimum reading score required)
- Opportunity to receive NYC Food Protection Certificate
- Potential for 100 hours of paid internship experience
- Employment readiness training
- Academic tutoring and services (basic skills training)
- One full year of education/career counseling and services
How do applicants qualify?
- Must be 16-24 years old (any applicant under 18 must have guardian consent)
- Reside in the 5 boroughs
- Cannot have a job or be enrolled in school at the time of application
- Must be legally eligible to work in the United States
- Meet required TABE (literacy and numeracy) scores
- Show an interest in employment readiness and certifications
- Other eligibility criteria may apply
How to applicants apply?
Interested applicants must bring:
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- Birth certificate
- Social Security Card
- Valid state ID
- Proof of address
- Ms. Emma Valencia: 212-453-5378
- Ms. Dale Reyes: 212-822-8325
- TDD/TTY: 1-800-662-1220
NMIC’s Education & Career Services Department is located at:
45 Wadsworth Ave., Second Floor, New York, NY 10033
A train to 175th St. or 1 train to 181st St.
NMIC is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Photo credit: From Harlem Biospace internship program.