Launch your Career with YUPRO Placement

We are your dedicated skills-first placement firm.

We hire for full-time apprenticeships, contract positions, and permanent roles with America’s top employers.

YUPRO Placement’s mission is to place talent into full-time roles that provide fair market wages, upskilling pathways, and upward career mobility with employers committed to an inclusive and equitable workforce.

Job seeker office hours

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

Register for our Jobseeker Bootcamp Series

YUPRO Placement Jobseeker Bootcamp is held each month 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.

  • Tuesday: Job Search Strategies
  • Wednesday: Resume Creation
  • Thursday: LinkedIn & Personal Branding
  • Friday: Interview Preparation & Salary Negotiation
Job seeker bootcamp

In search of social service resources?

YUPRO Placement provides free resources via our self-service search portal so that our community of job seekers, employees, community partner participants, and coachees have easy access to support services.

We connect you to 875+ free and reduced-cost resources for transit, housing, food, legal, health, and much more. Your outreach does not get stored with personal information so you can have confidence in the confidentiality of your searches.

The Social Care Network

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Frequently Asked Questions

At YUPRO Placement, we celebrate diversity each day as the nation’s leading skills-first placement firm representing and placing top diverse talent with our 150+ influential employer partners. We hire for full-time apprenticeships, contract positions, and permanent roles with America’s top employers.

We are unlike any other staffing and placement agency because it is our mission to advance the careers of the alums and members of our community partners, including Year Up, Inc. As a mission-aligned Public Benefit Corporation, we serve our Talent, training provider partners, and employer partners to champion opportunity for all.

At YUPRO Placement, our National Opportunity Workforce comes first. We match our talent with employer partners committed to fair market wages, continuity of work, and career mobility.

We support continuity of work through our on-assignment coaching, with the goal of contract extension or conversion into a permanent role.

  • How long is a contract with YUPRO Placement?
    • Average tenure on contract is 13 months, compared to the industry average of 10 weeks
  • How much am I going to get paid?
    • YUPRO Placement talent average wage exceeds $25.50 per hour, though wages differ depending on skill set and location
  • Create your profile on the YUPRO Placement Careers App or at
  • Update your resume to ensure we have a complete picture of your skill set. Register for Office Hours at if you need help!
  • If you are interested in a job, click the “Apply” button and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • If you don’t see something right away, watch for job alerts on the YUPRO Placement Careers App, via email, and on social media!
  • Our recruiters review your application and you may be contacted for an initial discussion.
  • If your skills match the client’s needs, our recruiter will set up an interview with our employer partner.
  • We offer all job candidates interview prep to ensure a fair and equitable job consideration process.
  • We support your career journey as long as you are a part of our community, so please stay in touch throughout your career.  We are here when you need us.
  • You are assigned to a YUPRO Placement Talent Manager during your employment who supports onboarding, on-the-job career coaching, employer partner communication, general questions, and job transitions, with the ultimate goal to support you into an extension or a full-time employment opportunity.
  • Your career readiness assessment upon hire will guide you and your Talent Manager to success through career coaching sessions.
  • If your employer partner wants to hire you into a permanent position, we support you and love when that happens! Continuity of work is the goal of our on-assignment coaching and if a permanent role is available, we support you as you transition or interview.
  • The salary or hourly wage for a job is dependent on each position and the duties of that job. Our recruiters will share salary expectations for roles during your initial screening conversations.
  • You will have access to a suite of health and wellness benefits detailed for you during onboarding, including health, vision, dental, and more!
  • YUPRO Placement also provides, a free social care platform providing access to a network of 875+ free and reduced-cost resources for transportation, housing, food, legal assistance, health benefits, and much more.

YUPRO Placement has a network of 150+ Fortune 500 companies across the US. We receive new jobs every week, so please set up job alerts on the app to receive a text notification when new jobs are posted that align with your location and career interests.

We are your dedicated skills-first placement firm. Our mission is to place talent in our National Opportunity Workforce into full-time jobs with fair market wages offering career mobility at companies committed to an inclusive and equitable workforce.

You are part of our talent community and we will support your job search and consider you for our open roles throughout your career journey. Join us for Office Hours on Wednesdays by registering at and see how we can help!

  • Reply quickly when a recruiter reaches out to you – they tend to move fast.
  • Keep recruiters you are working with updated on any resume changes or upskilling you complete.
  • Never pay a fee for placement services – you should never even be asked!