Pathways Career Ahead Programs
Q: How long is the program?
A: 9 weeks
Q: What does the schedule look like?
Schedule Per Cycle
Week 1: Career Development Workshops
Week 2: Job Readiness Workshops
Week 3: Individual Check-In & Drop-In Hour
Week 4: Job Readiness Workshops
Week 5: Practice Interview
Week 6: Job Readiness Assessment
Week 7: Job Bank & Work Environment Workshops
Week 8: Plan Ahead & Money Management Workshops
Week 9: Transition Check-In and Graduation Celebration
Students will be assigned to a group with consistent workshop days and times each week for the entire program cycle.
·On workshop weeks, students attend two workshops per week and each workshop is 2-hrs long.
·For the individual check-ins, students will schedule a day that week to meet with their job counselor for 1-hr.
·For the practice interview, students will schedule a day that week to participate in a 1-hr mock interview.
·For the job readiness assessment, students will participate in one, half-hour mock interview that week.
Q: What are the student eligibility requirements to apply?
|·Youth enrolled in High School (9th-12th) or a GED Program
·Youth that attend school in San Francisco or live in San Francisco
·No GPA requirement
|·Seeking career awareness and job readiness training
·Looking for employment in San Francisco Bay Area
·Able to commit to a 9-week program
Q: When can I apply?
A: Pathways currently cycles three times in the year – during the fall, spring, and summer. The exact program timeline and schedule will vary per cycle. Here is our program timeline and schedules for FY 2016-2017:
|Summer 2016 Cycle
Wednesday, 5/25 at 5pm
Tuesday, 6/7 – Friday, 8/5
|Fall 2016 Cycle
Wednesday, 9/21 at 5pm
Monday, 10/3 – Friday, 12/9
*There will be no program activities during the Thanksgiving week.
|Spring 2017 Cycle
Wednesday, 2/1 at 5pm
Monday, 2/13 – Wednesday, 4/26
*There will be no program activities during SFUSD spring break.
Q: Will I get paid for participating in the program?
A: Youth who complete the program receive a $250 stipend because we value your commitment to expanding your career awareness and job readiness skills. We also believe in the power of earning money as a way to start building financial capacity, especially at a young age.