New Program Offers Jobless Young Adults Paid Internships With NYC's Top Restaurants - NBC New York

New Program Offers Jobless Young Adults Paid Internships With NYC's Top Restaurants

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    What to Know

    • Young adults between 18 and 24 who don't have jobs and aren't in school are eligible to apply

    • They'll get a week of classroom training before they start working at one of the participating restaurants

    • Mayor de Blasio says the trainees will gain the skills and experience needed to begin a successful career in the culinary field

    Some New Yorkers who are interested in food-service jobs will get three-month paid internships at the city's top restaurants. 

    The program will place up to 50 trainees in restaurants such as Momofuku and Union Square Cafe, the Daily News reported Wednesday

    Young adults between 18 and 24 who don't have jobs and aren't in school are eligible to apply. 

    They'll get a week of classroom training before they start working at one of the participating restaurants. 

    The program is being coordinated by the city's Department of Small Business Services. 

    Mayor de Blasio says the trainees will gain the skills and experience needed to begin a successful career in the culinary field.

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