Business Partners

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Business Partners


With your help, each year the Mayor's Youth Employment Program (MYEP) trains and develops the future workforce for the City of Charlotte.  Youth provide multiple benefits to businesses, such as increased productivity by having students engaged in meaningful task and project work. 

The MYEP recently expanded to provide both traditional and virtual work experience opportunities for students.  This expansion creates new and innovative ways to partner with the MYEP. 



Help us serve the nearly 1,000 eligible MYEP participants with work experience. To learn more about the partnership options email



  • $1500 sponsors a student's experience in either the traditional or virtual MYEP
  • Aid in building tomorrow's workforce


  • Designed to simulate jobs in demand with industry leaders across major sectors
  • Volunteer to share your expertise in workshops through our virtual platform

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Read about Kaleb's experience at Balfour Beatty!


Elizabeth Harris (Historic Rosedale Plantation) stated: "Jessica has truly done a first-class job in all areas.  She is focused, punctual and has a good work ethic.  When given an assignment, she can complete it with normal to minimal instruction."

Danielle Frazier (Charlotte Works) stated: "[Diamond] was a pleasure to work with.  She always displayed a high level of professionalism and had a great attitude and we would like for her to continue participating in our ambassador program."