Programs

High School Internship Program 

High School Internship Program 

Our signature High School Internship Program provides skills training, mentoring, and paid internships to high school seniors which keeps them connected to school or the workforce. 

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Property Management Pathway

Property Management Pathway

Introducing young adults to upwardly-mobile, living-wage careers within the residential real estate industry.

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Obama Youth Jobs Corps

Obama Youth Jobs Corps

In partnership with the Obama Foundation, Urban Alliance created the Obama Youth Jobs Corps (OYJC) to increase access to economic opportunity for Chicago high school students. Through workforce readiness training and early, meaningful work experience at businesses throughout the city, OYJC gives students the skills, experience, and exposure needed to succeed. 

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Teacher Institute

Teacher Institute

The Urban Alliance Teacher Institute program prepares Chicago Public School teachers to facilitate Urban Alliance's core workforce readiness curriculum, which is designed to build and reinforce students' social and emotional skills. 

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Martha's Table Partnership

Martha's Table Partnership

Urban Alliance works with Martha's Table to provide workforce training to students in grades 9 through 11. Students in their 12th grade year can participate in a paid internship. This program is available to students in Wards 7 and 8 of Washington, DC. 

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Employ Youth. Inspire Excellence.

In partnership with over 200 employers, we level the playing field for young people in the workforce by equipping them with the tools to overcome the systemic barriers that prevent equal access to economic opportunity.