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The Career Exploration and Job Readiness Program exposes youth to different career paths.  

In 2020, students have been working on e-commerce business, film, financial investments, and music production.  Students also shadowed professionals from various careers that included construction, medicine, and sports.

Testimonials:

"I am extremely excited to be given this opportunity to work with the youth, not only are they helping my business but you can see that they are giving it their all, I believe this program inspire us all" 

- Daphnie Manzione

"Boxwood is the best thing that has ever happened to me. It showed me that if I can believe in Santa Claus for eight years, I can believe in myself for 5 minutes"

-Paul Arboleda, program participant

Our program have exposed youth to the following career paths via internships, and job shadowing opportunities:

1. Health Care

2. Accounting

3. Food Service

4. Clerical

5. Website/Social Media Development

6. Data Entry

7. Merchandising

8. Cosmetology

Please contact us at info@boxwoodnj.org for more information.

This program is funded by the Union County Youth Services Commission through a New Jersey Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative Grant. The Union County Youth Services Commission is part of the Union County Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Services.