Career Launch Academy

The Career Launch Academy helps young adults in San Diego County find meaningful employment in the service sector, which includes places like retail stores, restaurants and hotels.

We’re partnering with Hyatt and City Heights Coffee House to provide:

  • Training, including insider sessions led by current staff and community professionals
  • Core employability and life skills development 
  • Paid work experience
  • Mentorship
  • Coaching
  • Job placement assistance

Hyatt Career Launch Academy

After successful completion of 2-day pretraining, Hyatt Career Launch Academy participants will be granted an interview with Hyatt. The Hyatt team will select and hire qualified individuals for open positions.

TO APPLY, YOU SHOULD BE: 

  • 16-24 years old 
  • Able to obtain a work permit if you are under 18 (we can help!)
  • Not currently employed 
  • Not currently in school (not applicable if you are 16 and 17 years old) 
  • Interested in gaining work experience and open to personal growth

Application is now closed. Check back for future opportunities!

 

City Heights Coffee House Career Launch Academy

City Heights Coffee House Career Launch Academy participants will receive more than 70 hours of life-skills training over 8 weeks. Following training, participants will have the opportunity to apply and interview with San Diego county businesses for a 4week internship that aligns with their goals and career aspirations. 

TO APPLY, YOU SHOULD BE: 

  • 16-24 years old
  • Able to obtain a work permit if you are under 18 (we can help!)
  • Not currently employed 
  • Able to attend training from 6–10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays  
  • Interested in gaining work experience and open to personal growth  

Important Dates

Application due Friday, June 21, 2019
Interview Monday, June 24 or Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Final Interview Friday, June 28 or Saturday June 29, 2019
Selected participants notified Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Training & Internship begins Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Training & Internship ends Thursday, August 29, 2019
 Interview For Jobs  Begin as soon as August 30, 2019

Application is now closed. Check back for future opportunities!

 

Questions? Contact business@workforce.org.

Career Launch made possible by:

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