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Forecast Your Own Future

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on 19 May 2014

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Transcript of Forecast Your Own Future

Foresee Your Own Future
Have You Ever Had A
B2B

Other Aspects
Tracks
EDSI has a job development team fully devoted to assist in the job hunt process. We have a roster of positions available and are adding to the list daily providing opportunities for valuable work experience.
An "internship" is an opportunity offered by an employer to potential employees, to work at a firm for a fixed, limited period of time. Interns are usually undergraduates or students, and most internships last for any length of time between one week and 12 months.


Program
The B2B (Backpacks to Briefcases) program provides an opportunity for students to identify a career of interest, and to combine a sequence of career and educational curriculum with real life opportunities supervised by an internship facilitator. Participants interested in interning at a particular site will first seek advice of their internship facilitator or guidance counselor and then make the proper accommodations to join the particular organization.

Employability Workshops
EDSI provides the training to empower you in your job search. Workshops focus and instill skills on resume writing, interview skills, communication training, cover letter construction, and effective job search techniques.

Types of Employment
Vocational Education
Vocation education prepares trainees for jobs and other careers at different levels, like engineering, nursing, pharmacy and law.

Part-Time Employment
A part-time job is a form of employment that carries fewer hours per week than a full-time job. Workers are considered to be part-time if they commonly work fewer than 30 or 35 hours per week.
How We Do This?
Internships
Expectations
Benefits
Students Will..
Employers Will...
-Provide a safe and appropriate work environment that abides by county, state, and federal regulations.

-Assist in overall evaluation of student

-Assign a member of their organization as a workplace mentor to provide opportunities for a first hand perspective of career.

Students
School
-Connects students with supportive adults, mentors, and other role models

-More focused and engaged students

-Potential tuition savings due to students making better post secondary educational decisions

-Promotes more informed options, that is, Students may rule out, or identify career paths due to employment experiences.

Business Community
-Provides a way to engage with school system

-Creates opportunity to prepare skilled and motivated employees

-Provides an opportunity to communicate required job specific skills to school communities and all stakeholders

-Builds a talent pool of future potential employees who have work experience in their company and have forged experience with their managers

Part-time Employment
Students have the opportunity to participate in paid part-time employment at 20 hours or more weekly.
Incentives
Students will participate in a point system based on numerous of categories including attendance in the program, participation in workshops and many more things. Points will be tallied on a weekly basis and from that qualifications will be acquired to receive rewards/gifts based on your number of points.
Paid/Unpaid Internships
Students have the opportunity to participate in paid/unpaid internships at 20 hours or more weekly.
Wage Subsidies
A subsidy is a grant or other financial assistance given by one party for the support or development of another. In this process we would pay a organization to train you in operations and once the trial period is over the student would gain employment.
Interest
Workshops Time & Location
Workshops will be held every Monday and Wednesday at Prince Georges Community College from 3:30-5:00 and Thursdays at Temple Hills DSS Office.
Contest Rules
1. Must sign the marketing permission slip.

2. Create a logo using hand drawn, painted, or photoshopped/digitized designs.

3. All logos must be original design.

4. Once all submissions are received they will be voted on and then sent to corporate for finalization.

5. The official winner or the contest receives a Apple Ipad Mini.
Students also have the option to volunteer. Students may use this opportunity as a chance to obtain service hours to count towards their school requirements to graduate.
Volunteer
- Complete proper requirements of the program.

-Arrive on time and properly dressed daily for the work place.

-Accommodate proper transportation arrangements to and from the workplace.

-Adhere to all rules and regulations stated by the employer.
-Promotes relevancy and engaged learning

-Provides first hand perspective of a career

-Provides a way to develop essential workplace skills

-Drives continued learning and experience

-Increases student confidence
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