An Alternative Pathway To Success


 The Union County Career Exploration & Job Readiness program (UCCEJR) allows local youth to intern at local businesses while they discover their passion. This initiative is made possible through a partnership with the Union County Youth Services Commission (UCYSC) and will expose youth ages 16-21 to various career paths.

Our business partners have exposed youth to the following career paths:

  • Health Care
  • Accounting
  • Food Service
  • Clerical
  • Website/Social Media Development
  • Data Entry
  • Merchandising
  • Cosmetology

We Seek To Partner With:

  1. Businesses that need an intern for a maximum of six weeks, at no cost to them.
  2. 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.