WIA Summer Internship Program= EYE Program



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WHAT IS THE EYE PROGRAM? The mission of the EYE program is to help young workers gain the experience, confidence, and skills needed to be successful in the workforce. Employment Specialists recruit, screen and match young adults with summer internship opportunities in the private sector and other area businesses. The SkillSource Group, Inc., in coordination with Fairfax County Department of Family Services, has successfully implemented this employer-driven, summer employment initiative since 2006

What are the benefits?

Earn while you learn new skills and build your resume.

Develop professional references and increase your marketability.

For more information about the EYE Summer Program visit www.myskillsource.org or contact Shaun Posey at 571-238-4237; TTY 711 or [email protected]. All applications must be received by April 18, 2014.

Professional growth through job training sessions throughout the summer. How long will the internship last? The EYE program runs from June through August 2014. The length of each internship varies but may last up to eight weeks.

EYE Orientation Dates

Reston-Fairfax SkillSource Center Monday, March 24, 2014 11484 Washington Plaza West, Suite 110 Reston, VA 20190 5-6 p.m.

Annandale-Fairfax SkillSource Center Thursday, March 27, 2014 7611 Little River Turnpike, Suite 300W Annandale, VA 22003 5-6 p.m.

South County-Fairfax SkillSource Center Tuesday, April 1, 2014 8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 327 Alexandria, VA 22309 5-6 p.m.

Prince William-Virginia Workforce Center Thursday, April 3, 2014 13370 Minnieville Road Woodbridge, Virginia 22192 5-6 p.m.

The SkillSource Group, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization EIN 30-0129320. Additional information can be obtained by visiting our website at www.myskillsource.org or by contacting us at [email protected] or 703-752-1606.

EYE Educating Youth Through Employment The Northern Virginia EYE Program

Parents and/or guardians are encouraged to attend