Youth Leadership & Career Development Program is a five-month leadership development program within the Ulster Leadership Development Institute. High school students from 16 school districts in Ulster County enroll in the program through a competitive application process. The program focuses on introducing students to different leadership styles, developing individual leadership skills, and exploring career opportunities via classroom interactive exercises and on-site company tours.
The program is held annually during the first and second quarters of the year. There is no charge to students enrolled in this program which debuted in January 2018 via grant support from Key Bank and the Klock Kingston Foundation.