This Way Ahead Youth Employment Program

Enterprise for High School Students is currently recruiting youth from underserved backgrounds ages 16-18 to apply for This Way Ahead our training and internship program sponsored by Gap Inc. This Way Ahead is a 14-week job readiness training program for high school and GED students in San Francisco. Once students have completed the training phase of the program they are eligible to apply for exclusive paid internships at Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic stores.

During the training phase of This Way Ahead students will:

  • Attend workshops to learn about professionalism, workplace expectations, develop their communication skills and build self-confidence.
  • Receive expert customer service training from Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic managers.
  • Create an employment portfolio including a resume, cover letter, reference sheet sample application and a resignation letter.
  • Meet individually with their job counselor to receive support.
  • Received a $100 stipend every month and a free monthly Muni Pass.
  • Become members of Enterprise and have access to our year-round job bank & 3 paid summer programs.
  • Receive a free savings account and earn $$$ bonuses in money management incentives.

You can review the Information Session dates on our program calendar. Information Sessions are happening on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout October. Interested youth should call 415-392-7600 ext. 311 to sign up for an Information Session.

Since there is the possibility of employment with Gap, Inc., we are only able to accept students who will be 16 years of age by April 1st, 2016 and with documentation of their legal right to work in the US.

You can download a This Way Ahead flyer from our website.


Mario Cruz | Youth Development Specialist | EHSS | 415.392.7600 |

The mission of Enterprise for High School Students is to engage and empower San Francisco Bay Area high school students to discover career opportunities and cultivate their individual interests through training, guidance, and employment experiences in a diverse and supportive learning environment

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