Career Explorations

You want to make a life for yourself. Get ahead. Find a satisfying career that’s in sync with your interests. Where do you start? Right here.

Who Qualifies

  • Income eligible youth ages 18 to 24 who are no longer in high school or college or working full-time.
  • You must live in one of these Metro North communities: Arlington, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Revere, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Watertown, Wilmington, Winchester, Winthrop or Woburn.

Earn a paycheck. Gain career training. Go further.

individuals receiving and giving career counselling

Career Explorations is designed to help you find, prepare for, and enter the career you want. The program includes a paid internship plus workshops, occupational training/certification, and college courses.

You’ll also experience workshops, field trips, and opportunities to connect with professionals working in the field.

And you’ll receive individual job counseling and help with resume writing, job search, and interview preparation.

This program focuses on high-demand fields such as:  successful career exploration candidates

  • Home Health Aide
  • Early childhood education
  • Culinary arts
  • Human Services
  • IT
  • Building trades