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Youth Services


The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program

The WIA Youth Program assists eligible young adults ages 17-21 to gain the skills needed to succeed in tomorrow’s workforce. Available services include:

Career Development

  • Job Preparation Skills
  • Resume Building
  • Interview Coaching
  • Skill & Interest Assessments
  • Training Opportunities
  • Job Shadowing
  • Work Experience
  • Apprenticeship Opportunities

Educational Support

  • College or Vocational School Exploration
  • Goal Setting
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • GED & High School Completion Options
  • Short-Term Training Opportunities

For more information, to determine eligibility, or to find out about the next orientation, call Job Corner at 703-531-6290, TTY 703-533-5316.

New! Check out the WIA Youth Orientation:

WIA Orientation video

(Click here for a closed captioned version.)

 

The Northern Virginia Educating Youth through Employment (EYE) Program

The Northern Virginia Educating Youth through Employment (EYE) program is a summer initiative that recruits, screens and matches youth ages 18-21 with professional opportunities in the private sector and other area businesses. These young adults are required to attend intensive training workshops before and during their work experiences. The EYE program offers local youth more than just a summer job, but rather an exciting, professional opportunity with training that will allow them to explore a career path that matches their interest.

For more information, click here.


Additional Resources

Looking for a job?

  • Full-time, Part-time, Summer Jobs
  • Internships/volunteer work
  • The 411 of working
  • It's not just a job

Do you have what it takes?

  • Learn while you earn
  • Get the skills you need
  • Getting ready to go to work
  • How much of your time is worth a million dollars?
  • Homework help
  • Options and Alternatives
  • How to pay for college

What are you doing with your free time? Make your time work for you.

  • Recreation
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