Level-UP! is a safe forum for high school students to develop skills that prepare them to meet the needs of today’s growing workforce. Through Level-UP!, students have the opportunity to not only receive real-world work experience but also learn educational and professional development skills that set the foundation for future employment and academic success.
Fall & Spring Program
The 10-week program meets twice per week offers:
Educational field trips including college visits
Weekly workshops in the careers fields of Engineering and Computer Science, Health and Medicine, Law and Government, Education, and Culinary Arts.
Leadership development training
Community service opportunities
Scholars accepted to the Level-UP! summer internship program will participate in an 8-week mentoring and workforce development experience consisting 15-20 hours per week of workplace experience, support from a WorkPlace Mentor, and weekly Tool Time sessions.
Tool Time sessions are aimed at teaching life skills, workforce skills and acquiring needed certifications for graduation. Scholars will receive a stipend based on evaluations completed by the WorkPlace Mentors, Program Advisors, Tool Time attendance, completion of personal development projects, and certifications acquired. Scholars can earn between $1,000-1,500 based on their performance throughout the duration of the program.