The Youth Ready Chicago program connects young people, ages 14 - 21, with internships, apprenticeships and jobs within Chicago’s public and private business sectors. Each opportunity offers youth hands-on experience and an opportunity to gain marketable skills, supporting a successful transition from school into the workforce.

Chicago businesses can also participate by pledging to hire a youth within the program, sponsoring training, donating to the program and volunteering. 

'For more information or to apply, please visit Youth Ready Chicago.