Job & Career Readiness Training
The City of Charlotte's Youth Programs provides 16-24-year old residents with the opportunity to participate in career readiness training free of charge. This virtual experience covers job readiness, interview preparation and essential skills.
This training is the first required step an interested student must take in order to pursue Mayor's Youth Employment Program (MYEP) eligibility. You must register to participate!
To attend Job & Career Readiness Training, students must:
- Be 16 on or before April 15, 2022
- Be enrolled as a current student in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools or reside in the City of Charlotte
- Be available on the date that is specified for your school
The Job & Career Readiness Training is also offered on three Saturdays to the larger community: non-CMS students and CMS students who could not attend their school's training date. To attend a Community Job & Career Readiness Training, students must be available on one of the following dates from 9:00am – 1:00pm for live training:
- Saturday October 30th
- Saturday November 6th
- Saturday November 13th
Will you be 16 on or before April 15, 2022 and interested in participating in the City of Charlotte's Job & Career Readiness Training? Completing the Job & Career Readiness training also makes you eligible to apply for the Mayor's Youth Employment Program while earning a college credit!
Are you eligible?
- Will you be 16- 24 years old on or before April 15, 2022?
- Do you have a current Social Security Number?
- Are you a Charlotte resident?
If you answered YES to all the above questions you are eligible to participate in the Job & Career Readiness Training!