Eligibility: HS Diploma/GED, Must be out of school and out of work, Between the ages of 18–24, Eligible to work, Desire to help people, Interested in the health sector


1. Healthcare

The Career Academy trains 50 young men and women each year as Certified Medical Assistant specialists. CYD Career Academy participants take part in a rigorous, seven-month college-level program that was developed with input from heathcare sector employers.