School Year Program

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  • Learn and earn while preparing for your first or next job and making new connections along the way
  • Attend interactive job readiness and career exploration activities during fall, winter, and spring quarters
  • Get support from a trusted counselor throughout the program and interact in small groups with peers
  • Gain practical tools to build your portfolio (resume, cover letter, etc) for a potential summer internship

*This program can include virtual, in person, and hybrid activities per COVID-19 Guidelines, subject to change

Job Readiness Bootcamp Program is January 24, 2022 – April 30, 2022
  • 200 youth and young adults, ages 16 to 24, and may be selected by lottery to participate.
  • Those selected will participate in in-person and/or virtual career readiness learning activities, meet one-on-one and in group settings with assigned counselor and peers.
  • The Job Readiness Bootcamp Program will be for the winter and spring modules. Each module lasts six-weeks and consists of 15 participation hours per module.
  • To qualify for the $300 stipend per module, you must complete 80% (12 hours) of the total program hours per module.
  • Each participant will receive a $300 stipend per module after successful completion of required hours for a total of $599 in stipends for the Job Readiness Bootcamp program.
  • More information can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions.

Are You Eligible?

80% Area Median Income (AMI) Table for 2019To be eligible, young people must:

  • be between the ages of 16 and 24 years old at the start of the program.
  • live within the Seattle city limits (check here).
  • live in a household with income at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI). See AMI table to the right.
  • provide proof of vaccination (for in-person attendance).

Please read all program requirements before applying. You will not be considered for the program if you do not meet all the program requirements so please ensure that your application is accurate.

How Do You Apply?

Click here to fill out the online application form by December 18, 2021.

When Will You Know If You're Enrolled?

Upon successful completion of eligibility process, all applicants will be notified by email and invited to virtual orientation the week of January 10, 2022.