Mayor's Youth Employment Program


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The MYEP application and interview deadline for students is February 1, 2021. 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

Thank you for your interest in apply to the Mayor's Youth Employment Program. The application process has ended for 2021. 

Sign up to be notified when the Job & Career Readiness Training registration begins.  This training is a pre-requisite to participate in the Mayor's Youth Employment Program. 

MYEP students are high school students (or will graduate in the Spring of 2021).  The minimum age of a MYEP participant is 16 years old: students must be 16 on or before April 15th, 2021. 

Prospective MYEP participants must complete the following steps prior to being considered for placement:

  1. Complete Job & Career Readiness Training
  2. Submit a MYEP application, including a resume, written component, career interests and skills, and references
  3. Complete a virtual MYEP interview
  4. Successfully complete a background check and drug screening   

MYEP staff review all application materials prior to assigning students to a Host Employer.

MYEP Application Process