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My CareerONE Experience (First Job)

Well, the time has finally come. CareerONE ended last Thursday (July 25th). It was a pleasure to be apart of a group of like-minded youth, aiming for the same goal, success. I am proud to proclaim that I have completed CareerONE at 100% and earned a full stipend of $1,020. What is CareerONE you may ask? It is a summer program for youth aged 14 to 17, which provides and trains teens with the necessary skills employers look for, as well as life skills. Some of these include FDIC Money Smart, Youth@Work Talking Safety, ACT KeyTrain, a program that helps students to not regress during the summer months, and other necessary skills such as following a dress code, showing up on time, being respectful, being productive, and producing quality work. Most importantly, how to write a resume, fill out a job application, and how to interview properly. Thanks to CentraCare Health, approximately 120 youth were able to experience a mock interview with positive feedback and minor critiquing, so that th…