What is Career Horizons?
Career Horizons was created to help young women who were in the foster care system seek fulfilling careers ,develop hard and soft skills, and most importantly help them to find their inner voice. Career Horizons helps young women to discover their passion as a foundation for finding the most compatible career path that can be supported by career mentors, motivational workshops, and skills building. Just in Time hopes at the culmination of this 10 month program each young woman will walk away with 1-2 career mentors who are in nontraditional fields.
What are the requirements to be a part of Career Horizons?
Participants must be working, in school or holding an internship.
Participants must complete an online application, the Career Horizons assessment, and also attend an orientation before joining the program.
When does Career Horizons start?
Career Horizons starts at the end of January and lasts until Mid-October. Participants that are interested should apply by December prior to the beginning of the cohort.
What is the time commitment to be a part of Career Horizons?
Career Horizons has at the most two workshops each month. Participants should expect a time commitment of at least 4 hours a month.
What type of workshops does Career Horizons have?
There are seven “core curriculum” classes which cover topics ranging from Finding Your Voice and Passion, Get Your Story Straight, Strength Finders, Visual Resume, Obstacles and Diversity in the Workplace, How to Brand Yourself through Social Media, and Interviewing 101.