Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization striving to close the Opportunity Divide by providing young
adults ages 18-24 with the skills, experience, and support that will empower
them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher
education. Through a one-year intensive program, Year Up utilizes a high
support, high expectations model that combines hands-on technical and
professional skills, educational stipends, college-level coursework, and
corporate internships at more than 250 top companies.
Year Up currently serves young adults in Arizona, Atlanta,
Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, the
National Capital Region, New York City, Philadelphia, Providence, Puget Sound,
San Francisco Bay Area, South Florida, and Wilmington and will serve more than
3,000 students in 2017 nationwide.
Voted one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For in the country by The
NonProfit Times for six consecutive years, Year Up is a rewarding place to
work. Our staff is passionate, supportive, mission-driven, and live by a set of
core values that reflect an unshakable belief in the talent and full potential
of our young people.