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America Needs You - New York


Also Known As:ANY-NY
Address:589 8th Avenue, 5th Floor New York NY 10018
Telephone(s):(212) 571-0202
E-mail:info@americaneedsyou.org


Description:

The ANY Fellows Program is an intensive program for high-achieving, low-income, first-generation college students. The New York two-year program offers 200 students (Fellows) career development workshops, access to internships, and professional development grants. All Fellows are matched one-on-one with a successful and motivated professional “Mentor Coach” dedicated to their personal and professional growth. Mentor Coaches and Fellows work together to cultivate the Fellows’ strengths and interests, and direct them into successful careers.
 




Eligibility Requirements:

 

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for the Fellows Program:


• Neither of my parents/guardians have a bachelor’s degree (in any country)
• I am a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or eligible for full-time work in the U.S. by July 2015
• I am a freshman attending a City of New York University (CUNY) 4-year University or Community College
• I am in the process of obtaining my first associate's or bachelor's degree
• I am available to attend regular Saturday workshops in Manhattan (workshops occur bi-weekly in Year 1 starting in July 2015; monthly in Year 2)
• I am considered low-income by NYS HUD standards
 




Services Offered:Career AwarenessJob Training
Target Groups(By Need):Low-IncomeStudents