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

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The American Job Center, formerly the DC Works! One-Stop Center, offers job-seekers, students, businesses and career professionals access to a comprehensive array of employment-related services and tools in one convenient location.

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

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. 

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. 

What is the DC Apprenticeship Council?

There are Federal as well as State regulations that govern Apprenticeship. Below is a list of those regulations:

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Services and programs provided for employers working within the District of Columbia.

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.

The following job openings are among the many currently listed with the Department Employment Services Job Bank, as of July 1, 2015.

An apprenticeship is a structured method of training, which develops workers who have a wide range of skills within a craft.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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