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The St. Nicks Alliance Career GPS model provides paid internship opportunities and certification training in construction, healthcare, and technology for young adults. Young adults ages 16–24 who are out of school and out of work receive this career development through: Train and Earn, NBK YouthBuild, or Building Maintenance.

Career GPS

Train & Earn via our partnership with NYC Department of Youth and Community Development’s (DYCD) provides comprehensive job training and employment services, along with support services needed by participants to find a permanent job, obtain their high school equivalency if applicable, and access postsecondary education and training. 

Trainings, certifications, internships offered

  • Construction: OSHA 30, Flagger, Scaffolding, Fireguard F-60, 10-Hour Site Safety and Solar-One Green Construction Certificate
  • Health Care: HHA (Home Health Aide), Mental Health First Aid for Older Adults, and Basic Life Support (BLS). This training is accompanied by an additional 5-week paid internship in the healthcare field upon completion of training.

  • Technology: CompTIA A+ License and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS – Excel). This training is accompanied by an additional 5-week paid internship in the technology field upon completion of training.

North Brooklyn YouthBuild

For young adults aged between 18–24 who are out of school and out of work. Earn HSE, computer literacy, workplace success, CPR certification, paid work experience, community service experience, and leadership development.

Choose between two career tracks

  • Construction: OSHA 30, Flagger, Scaffolding, Fireguard F-60, 10-Hour Site Safety, and NCCER

  • Health Care: PCT (Patient Care Technician), CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant, and EKG/Phlebotomy

Building Maintenance

Young adults aged between 18–24 will learn best practices for operating and maintaining a well-run, healthy, and energy-efficient multifamily residential building and will gain a portfolio of industry recognized certificates.

Certifications and skills acquired: G Pro Operations and Maintenance, EPA Lead Awareness RRP (Renovate, Repair, Paint), Mold Inspection & Remediation Services, Customer Service Certification, Certification of Completion from City Tech CUNY, and more.

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