Pathways Career Ahead Programs
Q: How long is the program?
A: It is a 7-week placement with pre-employment training.
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 Bank & Work Environment Workshops
Week 7: Job Readiness Assessment
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?
A: Youth ages 14-24 who live or attend school in San Francisco. Seeking career awareness and job readiness training.
Q: When can I apply?
A: Pathways cycles during year – during the summer and school-year. The exact program timeline and schedule will vary per cycle. Here is our program timeline and schedules for 2017:
|Summer 2017 Cycle
Wednesday, 5/24 at 5pm
6/12 – 8/11
|Fall 2017 Cycle
Friday, 9/15 at 5pm
10/3 – 12/8
*There will be no program activities during the Thanksgiving week.
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.