The Come Up - Black Internship Program - Registration Closes May 26

Last updated May 09, 2023

The Come Up, in partnership with York University, presents the Black Internship Program. This program is designed to develop leadership skills for Black students and increase education engagement through skills development, experiential learning, and credit accumulation.

Students will be paid, earn 1 Coop credit, and receive a Leadership certification from York University.


When: July 5 - July 28, Monday to Friday

Time: 8:45 a.m. - 3:35 p.m

Location: York University


Eligibility:  (must meet all criteria) : 

  • Are you a YRDSB student?
  • Do you identify as Black?
  • Are you entering grade 11 in September 2023?
  • Do you have a SIN number?


 This program enables students to:

  • Customize their secondary school education to suit their interests and skills
  • Learn in a safe, supportive and Black affirming environment with like-minded staff and peers
  • Explore and refine their academic & career goals
  • Earn an co-op credit
  • Engage in experiential & community based learning while getting paid


Registration opens April 11, 2023  and closes May 26, 2023

Registration Form

Space is limited.



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