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What is Get to Work™?

The Get To Work!™ Program is a job readiness and retention program for middle and high school youth ages 13 – 18. The program includes – but is not limited to – the following:

  • Understanding Child Labor Laws
  • Dress Code, Image & Creating Your Brand
  • Cover Letters & Résumés
  • Interview Skills
  • Understanding Your Finances

The Get to Work!™ Program also incorporates the following CTAE Standards:

Standard 1.1 - Communicate effectively through writing, speaking, listening, reading, and interpersonal skills.

Standard 1.2 - Demonstrate creativity by asking challenging questions and applying innovative procedures and methods.

Standard 1.3 - Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills to locate, analyze, and apply information in career planning and employment situations.

Standard 1.4 - Model work readiness traits required for success in the workplace including integrity, honesty, accountability, punctuality, time management, and respect for diversity.

Standard 1.5 - Apply the appropriate skill sets to be productive in a changing; technological; diverse workplace to be able to work independently and apply team work skills.

Standard 1.6 - Present a professional image through appearance, behavior, and language.

We offer live/in-person courses, as well as several online options. The length of the program may be adjusted based on the needs of the organization and can generally be completed in 4 weeks or less.

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The facts!

11
MILLION

11,869,000 teens between ages 16 - 19 are unemployed.

1
MILLION

1,177,000 teens between ages 16 - 19 are unemployed AND not attending school.

3
MILLION

3,365,000 youth live in low-income where NO adult is employed.


Our online courses allow us to facilitate our program across the United States and include state-specfic CTAE/CTE Standards! If you are interested in hosting the program at your school/organization, please contact us today!