Orientation to Work


This 20-hour program introduces participants to the application process and the workplace expectations of a specific employer or high demand industry. This class is designed for young people starting an internship, apprenticeship or first job.

Types of Activities

  • Team Meetings: through class discussions and small group exercises, participants learn what to expect in a specific workplace, training program or occupation (8 hours)
  • Hands-on Project: participants practice problem solving, communication and time/task management skills while completing a work task or project (4 hours)
  • Online Learning: in these self-paced activities, participants review the process for applying for a job, learn on the job safety and check their understanding of key concepts (4 hours)
  • One-on-One Practice and Guidance: participants practice interview skills, write a resume and develop a “job keeping” plan one-on-one with program instructors (4 hours)


Learn more about the topics covered in the Orientation to Work program here.

  • Job Openings
  • Applications, Resumes and Cover Letters
  • Job Interviews
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Time Schedules and Pay Statements
  • Employee Evaluations

Interested in taking, mentoring or offering this class? Contact us…


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