To celebrate the young people in the WorkReady program this summer, PYN launched the inaugural WorkReady Celebrations Tour. In past years PYN has had the WorkReady Expo, but this year we wanted to give our stakeholders an authentic feel for what our yo... Read More
This summer, during the WorkReady program, PYN offered a job shadowing opportunity on two separate dates in July for the Career Exposure program. This program serves rising 8th graders as a part of WorkReady’s menu of programs. PYN volun... Read More
For Philadelphia’s collective impact initiative Get HYPE Philly!, 10 nonprofit partners have come together to empower 1,000 youth to become leaders for healthy change in their communities with a g... Read More
The 2016 WorkReady summer season is quickly coming to a close, so we sat down with some of our WorkReady participants to learn more about their summer experiences and discuss where they see themselves professionally in 10 years. Below is what they had to say.
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Every summer, the Bank of America Student Leaders take a week-long trip to Washington D.C. to learn about opportunities across the country for young people to have an active voice in their communities. Below is Zoe's account from her experience in summer 2016.Read More
Nasir is a rising junior at String Theory High School and current WorkReady summer participant. With four internships under his belt at the age of 17, he’s been adept at navigating the job market while also developing his passion for music. When we deci... Read More
This week, the WorkReady Philadelphia summer program kicks off with thousands of young people around the city participating in work experiences focused on developing the skills that they will use no matter what career path they choose in the future. With e... Read More