Additional Resources may also be found on our "Universal"
in Culture (Canada) - A great resource site for youth who are
interested in careers relating to books, theatre, films, multimedia, music, heritage or
Corps - An academic, vocational, and social skills training
program for low-income young people ages 16-24 that is administered by the U.S.
Department of Labor.
Association for Youth with Disabilities - Features some good guidance for
employers on partnering with schools to develop successful school-to-work programs for
students with disabilities.
National Youth Development Information Center
- A compendium of youth development programs and information in the US.
Urban Institute - An
interesting article on improving school-to-career linkages for "disconnected
Youth Resource Network
(Canada) - A comprehensive career-focused site for youth developed by the
government of Canada.
Youth Build - job
training, education, counseling, and leadership development for out-of-school
young adults, 16-24, through construction and rehabilitation of affordable
housing in over 140 communities.
Worklink (Canada) - A great job matching site for matching student job-seekers
with employers. Users include over 190,000 students and 40,000 employers.
Job Corps - Many
employers have found Job Corps graduates to be great employees
who are skilled and ready to go to work.
Inroads - Through internship programs,
prepares minority youth for success in the business world.
Bridges ... from school to work
- the Marriott Foundation's
placement program for youth with disabilities.
Business.com (Canada) - A terrific
site to support young entrepreneurs by the Canadian Youth Business Foundation.
Includes online mentoring.
REALM (Canada) - Captivating site for
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