The Union County Career Exploration & Job Readiness program (UCCEJR) allows local youth to intern at local businesses while they discover their passion. This program is funded by the Union County Youth Service Commission through a Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative grant. The Youth Service Commission is part of the Union County Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Service. This program exposes youth ages 16-21 to various career paths.
Our business partners have exposed youth to the following career paths:
Website/Social Media Development
We Seek To Partner With:
- Businesses that need an intern for a maximum of six weeks, at no cost to them.
- Businesses that are invested in the success of youth in their community.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Is this program available to all businesses in Union County?
Answer: Yes. The UCCEJR program is available to all businesses located in the county’s 21 municipalities.
What kind of training will the program provide for the youth?
Answer: Prior to being placed in an internship, the youth will undergo training in business writing, graphic design, workplace etiquette, website development, and job readiness.