Category: Young Adults

Getting an Early Jump Into the Working World

By Jana Bauer It’s no secret that today’s young adults face challenges trying to jump-start their career. Stereotypes and a lack of hands-on job experience leave students feeling overwhelmed when trying to decide on the next steps post-graduation. Some employers feel that investing in youth requires significant effort for training, or that they may lack […]

Gaining a wealth of real-world work experience

By Val Williams There are many types of internship models. In this article, we will be showcasing the college internship. Today, we know that many, but not all, colleges and universities will require their students to complete an internship in order to graduate. Of the many benefits of completing an internship, one of the most […]

NextGen Recognition Event-Fall 2016

Winning At Work Recognition Celebration Event! You and your guests are invited to an awards and recognition event celebrating your success in CareerSource Brevard’s NextGen program.  This event should last about an hour and will include awards, guest speaker Mr. Thomas Owens of Hands On Learning and light refreshments. Who: NextGen Career Seekers and their […]

ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY FOR YOUNG ADULTS HELD AT CAREERSOURCE BREVARD IN JUNE

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA- CareerSource Brevard, the area authority on workforce development, hosted their 4th annual NextGen Program awards ceremony, INSPIRE 2015, at 4p.m.on Thursday, June 4 at CareerSource Brevard’s Rockledge career center. Honorees of the NextGen program, along with their guests enjoyed an afternoon, sponsored by Community Credit Union that included: refreshments, entertainment, an awards […]

2015 Juniors to Jobs Program

Summer youth employment program designed to provide career exploration, work readiness training and paid work experiences for Palm Bay residents transitioning from their Junior to Senior year in High School. This comprehensive program will provide students with real work experience, problem solving abilities, verbal communication, collaboration and leadership skills. Students will engage in one week […]

JumpStart for Florida’s Military Youth Career Readiness Program

Get Career Ready  March 24-26, 2016 * 9am-4:30pm Airmen and Family Readiness Center at PAFB Give yourself the ultimate employment advantage! Spend Spring Break gaining the foundations for a successful career. This three-day intensive, interactive course covers occupational exploration, career readiness & the life skills you need to succeed in employment. Learn what employers want […]

CareerSource Brevard Announces Career Readiness Training for Military Dependents

Brevard County, Florida-CareerSource Brevard (CSB), the area authority on workforce development, supported by Wells Fargo and in partnership with the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County 4-H Youth Development Program has begun taking applications from military dependents between the ages of 16 and 24 for Career JumpStart for Florida’s Military Youth, a career readiness training program. Classes […]

Palm Bay Youth Program Earns National Recognition

PRESENTED AT annual U.S. Conference of Mayors Article in: Space Coast Daily By Yvonne Martinez, City of Palm Bay  //  January 24, 2015   BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – The city’s inaugural summer youth employment program known as Juniors to Jobs, earned national recognition Friday morning during the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors […]

BREVARD WORKFORCE FINDS INNOVATIVE SOLUTION TO STATE BUDGET CUTS

Starting July 1, 2013, Brevard Workforce career centers will initiate new customer hours and intensify access to business services for Brevard employers. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA- Brevard Workforce, the area authority on workforce development, announced new center hours to begin July 1, 2013. The change comes on the heels of the state’s 21% funding cut to […]