Description: Not sure where your strengths lie or what careers would be a good fit for you? A career coach can help you explore your options. This one-on-one process starts with an assessment that identifies your values, interests, skills, and personality type to help find the best career fit for you. Your coach will also share information about high-demand careers – where workers are most needed – and support you along the way, as you decide which career to pursue.
Benefits: Receive one-on-one guidance from a professional career coach to get on the path to the future you want.
Eligibility: Individuals ages 16-24 who enroll in the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) program and complete orientation.
Out-of-School Youth: If you have dropped out of high school, you may be eligible if you are facing barriers to employment such as pregnancy, parenting, or justice involvement; have a disability; are currently/formerly in foster care; or are experiencing homelessness. If you are a high school graduate no longer attending school, you may be eligible if you are considered low-income and you also have a need to improve your basic skills or are an English language learner.
In-School Youth: If you are currently enrolled in school, you may be eligible if you are considered low-income and are experiencing one of the barriers to employment mentioned above in the Out-of-School Youth section.