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The New York Foundling hosted its annual Career Night at WeWork Soho West on April 25, giving youth in foster care the chance to connect directly with notable organizations including:

 

  • COFFEED
  • UPS
  • NYPD
  • Represent Magazine
  • Google
  • Inkwell Foundation
  • Grey
  • TED Animation
  • Broderville
  • YouTube
  • City University of New York Admission Office
  • Jet.com
  • The Door
  • DiGennaro
  • The Foundling’s Mentored Internship Program
  • The Foundling’s Human Resources Department
  • Haddad Brands
  • New York City Administration for Children’s Services
  • WeWork
  • UG2

 

Upwards of 50 teens spent the evening chatting with volunteers from each company to learn about job and internship opportunities, and were also able to sit one-on-one with professionals to talk through resumes and interview tips.

 

The evening also included food and raffles of backpacks, an XBOX 360, a Polaroid camera, and several gift cards.

 

Career Night is just one of many ways The Foundling ensures its youth in care beat the odds and are connected with wrap-around services that empower them for a bright, successful future.

 

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