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Workforce Solutions Borderplex is launching three youth summer employment initiatives for 2019; Hire El Paso Youth Work Program, Summer Earn & Learn, and the Texas Internship Challenge. In total, WSB has committed to subsidizing 100 Hire El Paso Youth summer jobs and 85 Summer Earn & Learn summer jobs for youth with disabilities at 100 percent (zero cost to employers).
Youth who participate in the program will attend a foundational skills boot camp to better prepare them prior to starting at their worksites.
Each program does the following:
TOTAL OF 185 youth positions are being subsidized by Workforce Solutions Borderplex for the 2019 Summer Youth program employment season.
This program accomplishes the following:
Hire El Paso Summer Youth Program:
Summer Earn & Learn Program:
The Texas Internship Challenge, a partnership between the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Education Agency and The Higher Education Coordinating Board, is aimed to increase and promote paid internships for students with Texas employers. In this case, the employers will commit to covering the costs for internships.
Employers and youth, to get started visit: TXInternshipChallenge.com