Ladders for Leaders

Ladders for Leaders offers high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships.

The 2022 Ladders for Leaders application is open! Please note that Ladders for Leaders merged with the SYEP application. Qualified students will be directed to the Ladders for Leaders application once they complete and submit their SYEP applications.

 

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Commonpoint Queens is home to a number of youth workforce programs, including the nationally recognized program Ladders for Leaders. Ladders for Leaders offers high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies in New York City. 


Videos and Podcasts

 

Intern with Impact – L4L Special Podcast Series

The CommonPod Queens Podcast has a Special Series, working with the Commonpoint Queens Ladders for Leaders (L4L) youth employment program! Throughout the Internships with Impact Podcast, we will be discussing the experiences of the ambitious students who participated in our program and the amazing employers we have partnered with.

You can also find the podcast on SpotifyGoogle PodcastsRadioPublic, Breaker, and PocketCasts.

 

Career Exploration Videos

The Ladders for Leaders team has brought to you a series of videos interviewing professionals in various professional fields.


Contact us:

Arianna Cooper
Ladders for Leaders Program Director
[email protected]commonpointqueens.org
718-268-5011 ext. 167

Terri Prezio
Director, Employer Partnerships – Ladders for Leaders, JFEW, CUNY
[email protected]commonpointqueens.org
718-268-5011 ext. 162  

Albina Baazov, LMSW
Senior Director, Youth Employment Programs
[email protected]commonpointqueens.org
718-268-5011 ext. 111

For general questions, please email [email protected]commonpointqueens.org.

 

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This program is an initiative of the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD)
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