CEEDS Program Benefits


By joining CEEDS, you will:

  • Earn up to $10,000 annually toward education expenses throughout the program
  • Receive formal mentorship from senior leaders at the NYC Department of Correction
  • Participate in exclusive academic courses and internship opportunities for program participants
  • Participate in paid internship training
  • Follow a clear pathway to a career opportunity in corrections*
  • Follow a direct path to leadership**

*Based on students successfully completing the program, passing a background check and meeting all other program and agency guidelines.
**Students can apply to the Captain’s Leadership Program upon completing two-year probation as a Correction Officer and applying to take the Captain’s exam.