Young Adult Employment Assistance

Education and Experience

Employers hire people who have completed basic education requirements.

  • High school diploma
  • HiSET, tutoring, and drop-out prevention​
  • Overcoming obstacles to education completion
  • ​National Career Readiness Certificate (Math, Reading, Locating Information)

Employers hire people who are responsible and ready to work.

  • Financial literacy
  • Internships
  • Mentorships
  • Job Shadowing
  • Volunteering

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Employers hire people with a positive attitude, a desire to succeed, and work-specific training credentials. 

  • Job trends and growth industries
  • Résumé preparation
  • Interview skills training
  • Pre-apprenticeships
  • On-the-job training
  • Short-term training (6-12 months)
  • Long-term training (Associates degrees)

Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan

Employers hire people with a proven track record of success and plans for career development.

  • Hiring events
  • Job referral and placement
  • Entrepreneurial skills training
  • Long-term training (Associate's Bachelor's and Post-Secondary Degrees)
Get started on your path to success today! Contact your local Job Center toll-free at 1-888-728-5627 or find the center nearest you online. (Eligibility criteria may apply.)