Mayor's Youth Employment Program

FAQs and Testimonials


MYEP Provides the following Industry Experiences:


Parent Facts and Questions (FAQ's)

Testimonials



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greetings my name is maya martin
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i am a native of charlotte north
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carolina an alumni at malik high school
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and a freshman english pre-law major at
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fayetteville state university
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during the summers of 2019 and 2020
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i participated in the mayor's youth
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employment program
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or miam and i'll forever be grateful for
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this transformative experience
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during the summer of 2019 i interned
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with aldersgate retirement community
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and i had the opportunity to participate
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in everything
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from patient care to business
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administration
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i will forever be grateful for this
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experience as it allowed me to come to
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the conclusion
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that i did not want to pursue a career
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in health care before attending college
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during the summer of 2020 i was a
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virtual
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intern and i participated in a multitude
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of pathways
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that improves my work ethic networking
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skills
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and further solidify my pursuit of a law
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degree
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i want to thank mayor laos and her
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associates for giving the youth of
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charlotte
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an opportunity to participate in such an
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amazing program
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thanks to maya i am more empowered than
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ever
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to pursue my dreams thank you

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hello my name is kayla montez and i'm
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currently a senior at harper middle
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college high school
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over the summer i was an intern at the
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mayor's youth employment program and i
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worked with siemens in advanced
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manufacturing and logistics
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the program prepares you from the very
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start for example
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all students go through a career job and
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readiness training that prepares you for
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the professional work field
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i worked with a team to find ways to
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reduce the carbon emissions in our city
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as a charlotte native it was interesting
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to analyze the city's data
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to see what solutions we could come up
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with
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each week was moving us along the
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engineering process for we designed
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built and presented our solution during
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this experience we were able to hear
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from professional engineers in the field
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about their experience in other days we
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strive for personal growth
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and mental health my favorite part was
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definitely
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using 3d modeling softwares to see my
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solutions come to life
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i am thankful for this experience and i
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suggest any student to go out
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and find an internship in a career they
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are passionate about
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thank you