NYCID Summer Youth Employment Program Information

NYCID SYEP Contact Information:

Email Address: [email protected]

Telephone (you can text here also): (347)-378-9578

Automated Phone Message Number (you cannot speak to someone on this number): (405) 548-2251

Automated Text Message Number (you cannot speak to someone on this number): (929) 581-8698

Instructions for Enrolling in SYEP If You Have Been Selected

If you have been selected in SYEP, please follow these instructions.

  1. Take photos of the required documents from the appropriate checklist. Make sure your pictures shows the entire document clearly.
    1. Click on this checklist if you will be between the ages of 14-15 on July 1st: CLICK HERE
    2. Click on this checklist if you will be 16 years of age or older on July 1st: CLICK HERE
  2. Go to the Participant Site and upload those photos in the Documents menu. Click here to go to the participant site or go to
  3. Fill out the forms listed in the Documents. You will see Participant Enrollment Survey, the I-9, and if you are 16 years of age or older, you will also see the W-4 and IT-2104.

If you upload all of the required documents and complete the forms, it will be reviewed by a NYCID enrollment specialist. If all of your documents and forms meet the requirements of SYEP, you may be enrolled, however, all spots are limited. We have more applicants than we have spots available this summer.

For Lottery Applicants ONLY: If you are an applicant that was selected in the lottery, you have a deadline. If you were selected on May 7th, you have until Sunday, May 12th at 11:59 PM to upload all of your documents and complete your forms. After that point, you will no longer be able to access the participant site. There are no exceptions.

NOTE: Enrollment for all SYEP programs is not guaranteed even if you uploaded documents and completed forms.



In order to land your job, it is important to follow the directions your employer has outlined. See these tips below for SYEP Enrollment:

  • Participant Enrollment Survey: Do not leave any blanks spaces. Complete all the way until the end.
  • You must fill out the I-9 document. Check the box with your citizenship status, sign your name, check the “Agree” box, and check the box if you used a preparer or not.
  • If you are an Older Youth Participant, ask your parent/guardian for help with the W4 and IT 2104. These forms must be completed to be enrolled into the program.
  • If a field in any form asks for a “signature”, type in your full name.
  • If your document expires before July 1st 2024, it is not eligible.
  • For whatever document you upload, we should be able to see the entire document. Make sure your picture is clear and readable. Make sure you can see the entire document before uploading it.
  • Social Security Cards & United States Passports MUST be signed.
  • Any Photo ID must be official- from a school or government agency.
  • Any picture of a birth certificate needs to be in full including the document number at the bottom of the certificate.
  • Proof of Address must have a date within the last 6 months. Please do not upload a document that does not have a date. Do not upload a picture of an envelope. It must be an eligible document from the checklist. It does not need to be in your name! It can be in your parent or guardian’s name.
  • If you are a male who will be 18 years old or older on July 1st, you must complete Selective Service. Go to to register if it is your first time and/or go to to get a verification letter.

Once You Have Been Enrolled

Please click on the appropriate link for your age group:

If you will be 14-15 Years Old on July 1st: CLICK HERE

If you will be 16 Years or Older on July 1st: CLICK HERE