Mayor's Youth Employment Program


MYEP accepts applications from September-November for the upcoming summer. CMS students should see their CDC for more information. If a student does not attend a CMS school, please call us at 704-336-5577.

MYEP Application Process

  • Complete Job & Career Readiness Training
    • CMS youth register with campus CDC
    • All other qualifying youth register call Youth Programs at 704-336-5577 for registration information
  • Online application deadline for all youth is November 30, 2018
  • Access to a video interview platform will be provided to all youth upon completion of the Job and Career Readiness Training
  • Video Interview deadline for all youth is December 18, 2018

Information will be provided to eligible youth in the Spring for the drug and background screening

​Paid Internship Process

  • Participate in Career Readiness Training Certification
  • Complete internship application
  • Participate in interview
  • Successfully complete drug and background checks
  • Participate in Charlotte Career Discovery Day (or approved career exploration activity)
  • Youth should also review their Student Handbook

Unpaid Internship Process

  • Register with campus CDC

  • Follow-through with employer-specific hiring requirements

Career Readiness Training Certification Only​ Process

  • Register with campus CDC