Year Up Greater Philadelphia launched in 2013 on the campus of Peirce College. Year Up Greater Philadelphia offers an intensive, one-year program for college students, ages 18-24, combining professional coaching, hands-on skill development, and internships at some of America’s top companies. As college students, our young adults have access to the library, tutoring resources, and other services offered by the college, in addition to the services offered by Year Up. As students work toward completing a degree at Peirce College, Year Up Greater Philadelphia provides them with professional development and work experience, preparing graduates to launch a meaningful career.

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Year Up Greater Philadelphia Participates in Keller Williams’ Annual RED Day

Keller Williams’ annual day of service took place on Thursday, May 11th, and was dedicated to Renewing, Energizing and Donating to local communities in Philadelphia May 15, 2017 Year Up Greater Philadelphia, a year-long workforce development program for low-income young adults, participated in the Keller Williams Realty Center City’s RED Day...

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Year Up Greater Philadelphia Wins Award in Higher Education at the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal Awards

Nonprofit Recognized as Effective Pathway to Higher Education and Professional Careers for Low-Income Young Adults Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; February 15, 2017 – Building on its history of successful student outcomes, the workforce development nonprofit Year Up Greater Philadelphia announced today that it has been recognized as an Organizational Innovator in the field of...

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Town Hall with Philadelphia Police

Facilitated panel and discussion between Year Up students and law enforcement held at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2016 – On August 24, 2016, the workforce development nonprofit Year Up Greater Philadelphia and Peirce College held an event on “Police and Student Engagement: Changing Perception” at the Greater...

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