Grade 9-12

Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: Year Up raises employment odds for young adults by teaching job-ready skills

Updated: June 23 2014,
Author: barrel fan
Open Video

Year Up, a career development program for urban young adults, starts with a six-month crash course in job skills like accounting and the value of self-presentation, followed by a paid internship designed as entree to a secure, well-paying job. Economics correspondent Paul Solman revisits the program to see how trainees have fared during the recession.