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WorkReady summer 2020 participants

WorkReady Summer Programs

Find your WorkReady summer opportunity! Enter your age, zip code, work experience and/or areas of interest to find matching programs and apply online.

Programs Offered

We will be collaborating with local community stem professionals as well as other stem professionals who work for the better good of others. Some of these professionals will not be the stereotypical representation of a STEM career professional. It will also serve to represent the groups that are under-represented in the STEM professions. Participants will work their way through an online STEM based curriculum provided by PYN/Workready.
Ages:
13-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
AM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: CE001
Catholic Social Services Program will focus on participants helping design with the adult guides. During orientation sessions participants will identify areas of interest for their career goals. Working with the guidance of the staff they will identify the steps, opportunities and skills that will best help them achieve it. Creating a tangible road map for them to use as they progress on their journey beyond the summer program. As they achieve benchmarks within this they will earn an incentive.
Ages:
12-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: CE002
Catholic Social Services Intermediate Program will focus on providing supported early employment experiences through a variety of work locations. Some sites will be with youth programs, small businesses, and information technology opportunities, we are working to recruit more high quality sites for youth to have a variety of options. Weekly virtual sessions will be paired with this to help participants create a portfolio of their experience and reflect on their interests for future planning.
Ages:
14-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: WE002

Coded By Kids

The Coded by Kids Summer Workready program prepares participants for tech careers with high earning potential and significant opportunities for growth. Participants will create a website learning HTML/CSS and user experience concepts used by professionals in the tech industry.
Ages:
13-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Innovation Accelerator
Time of day:
PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: IA002
Community Education Alliance of West Philadelphia (CEA) continues its partnership with WorkReady Summer, to offer a 6-week summer work experience opportunity for 14-24 year olds. Interested participants will gain employability skills working at one of CEA's worksites in the industries of Maintenance & Operations, Information Technology, Family Support Services, Administration, Marketing, Business/Compliance, Education/Daycare and College & Career Readiness.
Ages:
14-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: WE003
YouthCOR's Work Ready CIA program (or Careers in Action) offers an Early Experience career exposure program, introducing middle school students to the world of work and helping young people identify the careers that fit their interests and talents. Students select one of three career paths: sports industry, technology or the arts and hear from professionals in that field, as well as explore the various career options. Students will participate in residencies to further develop their talents.
Ages:
12-15
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: CE003
METWorks Youth are provided 21 Century Learning & Practice; entrepreneurial training and career/business exposure. Students will engage in rigorous interaction with role-model guest speakers and high level public/private community stakeholders. Major Weekly Activities include: Health prevention education; community lecture mentoring; entrepreneurial workshops with mentoring/coaching ; exposure to law and juvenile justice related careers/job shadowing and civic engagement exposure.
Ages:
14-24
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: S135
Ages:
15-19
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: IN002
Temple University’s Center for Community Partnerships provides engaging entry-level, intermediate work experiences, with exposure to professional careers, and interaction with trained adult supervisors. Youth are placed at worksites where they learn while contributing meaningfully to the community worksites. The program includes placement in a professional work environment; pre-employment training; engagement in on-going learning and opportunities for reflection.
Ages:
14-24
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: S324