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CareerWise New York is a first of its kind, modern youth apprenticeship based in New York City. Our approach offers high school students opportunities in growing NYC industries, such as IT, financial services, and business operations, and provides all apprentices with a practical learning experience to augment the classroom. For employers, CareerWise New York offers businesses a hands-on role in developing work-ready talent with the skills employers need to innovate and grow their business.
CareerWise New York is an employer-led, student-focused collaboration supported by CareerWise Colorado and incubated by HERE to HERE, a Bronx-based organization working to ensure young people have access to opportunity and employers have the talent they need to thrive.
CareerWise New York borrows elements from the Swiss system, which is widely regarded as the gold standard in apprenticeship and ensures benefit to both students and businesses while serving as an intermediary between the complex systems of education and industry.
CareerWise New York’s mission is to create opportunities for youth and businesses across NYC by developing and supporting an innovative, sustainable youth apprenticeship system. Through this business-led, student-centered model, CareerWise New York brings together public and private stakeholders to ensure students have access to the skills and knowledge they need for financial and academic success, and that businesses have access to highly-trained talent.