Y.O.U. school-based programs help hundreds of teens annually prepare for the workforce through classroom-based interventions focusing on career readiness and internships. These programs help teens graduate high school and pursue post-secondary success, and prepare youth for an entry-level job.
Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates (JOG) is an in-school, classroom-based program for high school students concentrating on career development, employability, life, and leadership skills.
E CITY helps teens develop an entrepreneurial mindset and acquire financial capabilities by learning how to create business plans and conduct market research using the award-winning Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) curriculum. E CITY also provides employability skills and connects youth with employment and college access.
Y.O.U. internship program connects current high school students to 120-hour internships. Teens work on projects with a mentor in their career field of interest while learning fundamental workforce readiness skills in a professional workplace and earning an income. Participants work closely with Y.O.U. specialists to navigate and complete a career-driven internship, gaining valuable insights and experience that will help them decide their next steps and succeed in their professional lives.