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Workforce Solutions provides many opportunities for your business to get involved in helping youth to gain the knowledge and skills for future workforce success.

Opportunities to get involved

Provide Internship Opportunities for Students – Hosting a student intern is good business for businesses. It allows your business to recruit and train future employees and engage with local educators and school districts. Learn more about our current High School Student Welding Internship Program, and how you can provide internships to local students.

Offer Work Experiences for Youth -. Work experiences are a critical component of preparing youth for transition to adulthood. By providing a work experience, your business will give a youth the opportunity to learn the skills that can only come through real work experiences.

Participate in the YES! Expo – The expo is the premiere career exploration event for youth in the Heart of Texas. By participating the YES! Expo, allows your company to talk with the future workforce about the many career options your company has to offer. Your highly interactive booth creates interest in your company and unlocks career possibilities for high school students. Learn more about our next YES! Expo.

Provide a Teacher Externship opportunity for a teacher –  A Teacher Externship offers a unique professional development opportunity that connects the classroom to the workplace. Through direct experience at a job site, the teacher learns about trends, skills, and opportunities in industries related to their content area and can then educate students about your business, career opportunities offered and your industry. Learn more about our Teacher Externship program.

Want more information? Email Jose Palacios, Manager of Business and Industry Initiatives.

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