The Myrtle Avenue
Young Entrepreneur Mentorship Program

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PLEASE NOTE, THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR THE SUMMER 2019 PROGRAM HAS CLOSED.

The Young Entrepreneur Mentorship Program (YEMP) is a 6-week summer internship program for high school students from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Students are placed in paid job experiences and also participate in an orientation and workshops. Workshops focus on work readiness and may include speakers or trips. Students will work for a total of 10 hours per week and will be paid for both internship and workshop hours.

To learn more about this program and its impact, click here.

Eligibility: You are eligible to apply if you will be a sophomore, junior, senior or starting your first year of college in Fall 2019 (roughly ages 15 to 18) AND you live or attend school near Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene or Clinton Hill.

Questions? Reach out to us at hello@myrtleavenue.org or 718-230-1689.

Important Dates and Notes

How to Apply

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED FOR THE SUMMER 2019 PROGRAM.

ONLINE

In addition to completing the online application, you will be asked to upload the following documents:

  • Your most recent report card
  • A copy of your NYC Department of Education work permit
  • Resume (if you prefer to upload one)
  • Responses to essay questions (if you prefer to upload one)

BY MAIL

Please return the application and the following materials by mail or in person to:
Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, Summer Internship Program
472 Myrtle Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11205

  • YEMP application form, including responses to essay questions
  • Your most recent report card
  • A copy of your NYC Department of Education work permit
  • Resume (if you have one)

Program Funders

Thank you to the supporters of the 2019 YEMP program, including The Gilbert Rivera Charitable FoundationCon Edison, and the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Business Improvement District (BID).