HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE STUDENTS, NEW GRADUATES
Disaster Response. Environmental Projects. Community Support. Rebuilding. Human Services. Technology. Urban & Rural Planning. Public Relations. Management.
These federal training & service learning programs require no degree or experience. An excellent option for those interested in business, computer science/IT networking, construction, carpentry, building trades, environmental management, emergency services, forestry, fire science, fire management, disaster response, public administration, social sciences, law enforcement, homeland security, public health, animal care, writing/journalism, counseling, human services, recreation, non-profit services, or careers with local, state or federal government and organizations.
Build your employment portfolio with relevant experience, gain new skills and leadership experience, replace traditional student jobs like waiting tables, sandwich artist, cashier, food delivery driver and retail work on your resume- and really impress the next person who interviews you. Receive an educational award to pay off student debt, or to acquire more education or job training in the future.
- No experience or education level required; No diploma or degree required
- Gain experience while exploring career options
- Gain a competitive edge over other job applicants in private or government sectors
- Gain leadership and management experience
- Gain college credits for continuing education and workforce development (earn 6-9 credit hours)
- Gain new contacts by networking with government and community agency directors
- Gain new skills in your career field and expand your capabilities
- Gain advantages for college, trade school or apprenticeships
- Team Leader option for those with advanced skills and education
- Begin application process at age 17
- Program can be repeated
- Travel, lodging, healthcare- plus childcare allowance if applicable
- Earn bi-weekly pay plus $$$ to pay off educational debt or pay for future educational and job training expenses