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Denver youth have summer opportunities

Denver youth have summer opportunities

The City and County of Denver is offering two programs aimed at helping its teens get some work experience.

The first is called Summer Youth Employment Program. It starts in June and ends in September.

The City and County of Denver’s website says all participants will be required to participate in up to three weeks of unpaid training before they’re placed in a summer job. The training will focus on soft/life skills, financial literacy and gob readiness and industry-specific training in:

  • Accommodation & Food Services
  • Healthcare & Social Assistance
  • Professional & Business Services
  • Retail Sales
  • Skilled Trades
For more information, or to apply, click here.

The second opportunity, called “Bridges to Work,” is for high school seniors ages 18 or older.This is a high-level internship program that strives to challenge participants with leadership training and work experience.

For more information, click here.

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