Career Preparation

High School Students

O.S.T. for High School Program

Funded by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (NYC DYCD)
For high school juniors and seniors.


Monday to Thursday, 4:00 pm – 7 pm  and Fridays, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Ridgewood Bushwick Youth Center


This program assists high school students in defining their educational and career goals by improving attitudes, expanding career awareness, developing foundation skills, preventing school dropout and providing participants with the skills needed for long-term positive impact in their future learning. This is achieved through the provision of services such as Tutoring, Individual/Group Counseling, Support Services, Life Skills Workshops, Higher Education and Career Exploration, Regents Prep., Internships, Community Service and Employment Opportunities, Incentives and Guaranteed Summer Employment through our Summer Youth Employment Program.