Year Up Alumni: Forge your professional future with
YUPRO Placement

Welcome to YUPRO Placement. We were founded by Gerald Chertavian, founder of Year Up, to ensure that Year Up graduates like you have ongoing support on your path to a rewarding career. So you’ve come to the right place: We’re all about helping you build the career you want and providing you with the support you deserve.

Step 1: Find a job

Job opportunities that match your skills

At YUPRO Placement, we focus on your skills as the primary factor for job placements, prioritizing them over degrees. Our clients consist of forward-thinking, prominent American companies that value your skills and are seeking your talents. Hence, our job board exclusively features skills-based job postings – check them out below!

You may apply for any job if you can demonstrate you acquired the necessary skills through Year Up, boot camps, community college, or other means.

We work with leading companies across various sectors, such as:

  • Banking and financial services
  • Biotechnology
  • Consumer goods and services
  • eCommerce
  • Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Higher education
  • Hospitality
  • IT & Software
  • Internet
  • Insurance
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail
  • Real Estate
  • Telecoms

Jobseeker resources

Job hunting can be a challenging and stressful endeavor, but you don’t have to navigate it alone. We’re here to lend you a helping hand.

Register for our Jobseeker Bootcamp Series

YUPRO Placement Jobseeker Bootcamp is held monthly and provides live, virtual sessions covering job search strategies, LinkedIn and personal branding, resume creation, and interview preparation. Sessions are Tuesday- Friday from 1pm – 1:45pm ET / 10am – 10:45am PT over Zoom.

Attend Drop-in Virtual Office Hours

The YUPRO Placement team is available every Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. ET/ 12-1 p.m. PT. Our drop-in virtual office hours include job search strategies and topics such as:

  • How to fine-tune your job search
  • Resume and interview guidance and career support
  • Learn how to negotiate pay or a raise at work
  • Where to gain access to YUPRO Placement’s upskilling resources
  • Get connected with our social service resources

Step 2: Succeed in your job

Career support

You successfully completed Year Up and acquired valuable skills. However, transitioning to your next job may come with new challenges. Rest assured, we’re here to guide you towards success and support you every step of the way.

Dedicated talent placement support: When you secure a job, you get a whole dedicated team. Our team will assist with your onboarding, provide on-the-job career coaching, answer your questions, and facilitate communication with your employer.

Access to free upskilling & professional development resources: As you launch your career, continuous skill development is key to unlocking higher-level job opportunities. That’s where upskilling comes in. When you land a job through us, you gain free access to upskilling and professional development resources from leading training providers.

Connect to the Year Up Alumni site for additional services and support