Creating Connections For Life


Launched in 2001, Teen Career Connection is an unparalleled internship program, providing NYC high school students an opportunity to crystallize their career path. TCC prepares students for the workplace by offering intensive professional development, followed by a hands-on learning experience matched to the student's career aspirations. TCC offers a solid support system, giving youth the ability to succeed in their internships and expand their networks. The program seeks to empower the next generation of diverse talent and get them ready for the workforce.

Are you a high school student?

Gain real-world work experience in industries aligned with your career interests

Develop and improve your professional work skills and expand your networks​

Create a support system
to prepare for success in
the workplace, school,
and beyond



Make a difference by offering invaluable information and advice.
Join us in our mission to place
15 teens this summer.
Provide an enriching and rewarding internship experience.


West Side YMCA
5 West 63rd St.

New York, NY 10023


Amanda Siebert


© 2020 West Side YMCA

Original Design by 2016 TCC Alum Joyce Wu

Updated design by 2019 TCC Alum Laila Dola

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