Ready. Set. Goal!

Ready set goalReady. Set. Goal! is a youth program hosted by the Office of Audit and Control. The goal of this program is to link youth in the City of Albany to economic opportunities and in turn, build a pipeline of highly qualified young talent that will shape our community’s economic future. Cooperative economics and personal and professional goal setting serve as the foundation of this program. Ready. Set. Goal! incorporates workshops, field experiences, and networking opportunities with local business leaders to foster an environment that encourages career exploration, critical thinking, and skills building.


Program Dates

Ready. Set. Goal! will be held Monday, August 15, 2022 through Friday, August 19, 2022.

Examples of Featured Workshop Topics Include:

  • College Preparation
  • Professional Etiquette
  • Money Management
  • Career Readiness
  • Entrepreneurship

Participant Eligibility:

In order to be eligible, applicants must be: 

  • Entering 8th, 9th, or 10th grade at the start of the 2022-2023 Academic Year 
  • A City of Albany resident

Deadline to Apply

All completed applications including supplemental questions must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2022. Applicants are not guaranteed acceptance into the program. 

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If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Office of Audit and Control at 518-434-5023 or by email

  1. City of Albany Office of Audit and Control

    Phone: (518) 434-5023

  2. Physical Address
    24 Eagle Street
    City Hall, Room 111
    Albany, NY 12207