College to Career Advancement
College to Career Advancement (CCA)* provides college students with disabilities in Santa Barbara County with free wraparound college-to-career transitional services by focusing on career mentoring and increasing career-centered employment opportunities for students by connecting them to hiring businesses. CCA activities focus to further career exploration and placement, assist with post-secondary or vocational pursuits and offer skills training.
- paid work experiences (up to 150 hours)
- supportive services and incentives (transportation, interview clothes, materials, etc.)
- case management
- work readiness training
Students who qualify for this program must have a documented disability and be enrolled in college or be a recent graduate. For more information, please contact Scott Myrvold at Scott.Myrvold@pathpoint.org or call 805.635.8360
*WIOA Title 1 financial assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
College to Career Advancement (CCA) program connects qualified graduating college students/veterans and recent graduates to businesses for paid work experiences and internships. PathPoint covers the cost of wages with liability and worker's compensation for up to 150 hours. This provides businesses the opportunity to train a growing workforce at no cost to the business. The interns receive ongoing job support from PathPoint to ensure their success.
BENEFITS TO YOUR BUSINESS
- offsets training & recruiting costs
- pre-screened, motivated and qualified candidates
- access underutilized workforce: veterans and individuals with disabilities
- Opportunity for On the Job Training (OJT) dollars and Work Opportunity Tax Credits
- up to 150 hours of wages
- worker's compensation and liability
- work attire
- transportation support
For more information, please contact Scott Myrvold at Scott.Myrvold@pathpoint.org or call 805.635.8360
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