Year Up is a one-year long intensive training program that offers low-income young adults a combination of hands-on skills development, coursework eligible for college credit and corporate internships at top companies.
Examples of Puget Sound corporate partners include Google, Microsoft and Expedia. By working with these partners, the program in Puget Sound has achieved impressive results:
- As noted above, 88 percent of program graduates are employed and/or enrolled in school within four months of graduation
- Over 1090 students have been served
- The average starting wage for Year Up graduates in Puget Sound is $21.50 per hour
Through the Year Up program, motivated young adults can gain financial freedom and lay the foundation for a lifetime of personal and professional success.
To learn more and take the first steps toward unleashing your potential, visit yearup.org/seize-opportunity.