Career Essentials Application

Career Essentials takes place one day a week after-school from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, for 10 weeks. Our semesters run from:

October 28, 2022 — January 20, 2023

February 13, 2023 — May 12, 2023

Career Essentials will take place in-person at Futures and Options’ offices, located at 111 Broadway in Manhattan. There will be a limited virtual option available for individuals who are unable to participate in person.   

Expectations for Students in Career Essentials:

  • Attend and be on time for all workshops, including the required orientation session
  • Meaningfully participate in all workshops—completing assignments, including any makeups, participating in group activities, respecting and supporting fellow students
  • Keeping the camera on when workshops are virtual and participating in all chat/breakout room sessions
  • Notifying your workshop facilitators one day in advance in you expect to be absent
  • Completing a survey upon completion of the Career Essentials program

Support Futures and Options’ Core Values:

  • Set high expectations for yourself and others. Strive for excellence, and make a positive impact
  • Create an environment where all feel welcome. Foster a culture of equity and inclusion
  • Show utmost respect for yourself and others at all times
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity both on a personal and professional level

Participants who attend at least 8 out 10 of their workshops, and complete the exit survey will be eligible to earn a $50 stipend at the end of the semester.