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Services

Provides District youth ages 14 to 21 with enriching and constructive summer work experiences.

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The center offers businesses and job-seekers a comprehensive array of employment services.

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Find jobs, employees, benefits and training via the Internet: DCNetworks

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Program Overview

Our workshops offer insight and information into every part of a job search, from choosing your next career step to learning how to negotiate for a higher salary. 

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UPDATE: The American Job Center - NW Will Be Open on Friday, May 29, 2015 

The AJC-NW has reopened and will resume normal Friday hours of operation. 

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What is the DC Apprenticeship Council?
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There are Federal as well as State regulations that govern Apprenticeship. Below is a list of those regulations:

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COMPLIANCE HOTLINE NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
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Services and programs provided for employers working within the District of Columbia.

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Unemployment insurance is a federal-state program that provides temporary benefits to workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own, and who are able and available for work.

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The following job openings are among the many currently listed with the Department Employment Services Job Bank, as of August 4, 2015.

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Apprenticeship includes specified hours of on-the-job training and classroom instruction.

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The In-School Program provides academic enrichment activities, work-readiness skills, project-based learning, life skills and leadership development.  The goal of the program is to help prepare District youth to successfully transition from high school into post-secondary education, advanced

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Services and programs provided for private-sector employees working within the District of Columbia.

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Services and programs provided for Insurance Carriers and Third-Party Administrators working within the District of Columbia.

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The Department of Employee Services offers opportunities for you to gain the skills to excel in a rewarding career. The team guides job seekers through the search—from application to interview to the hiring. Friendly staff offer insight into local and regional employment trends.

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The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) was created to put DC Residents to Work.

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Labor Standards administers and enforces the District of Columbia labor laws. The office investigates wage complaints, evaluates employee and employer safety/health in the workplace and adjudicates compensation/medical care claims for private-sector employees injured in the course of employment.

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The District's Longtime Youth Leadership Institute Renamed in Honor of Founder Marion Barry

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