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Services

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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. 

The Department of Employment Services provides job seekers with a number of employment opportunities.

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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Apprenticeships combine on-the-job training with classroom instruction, teaching workers the practical and theoretical aspects of highly skilled occupations. Apprenticeship programs are sponsored by employers, labor groups and employer associations.

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

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

The Pathways for Young Adults Program is designed to assist out-of-school and out-of-work District residents ages 18-24 by combining occupational training, life skills development and work readiness instructions to connect them back to the world of work successfully.

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Project Empowerment is a transitional employment program that provides job readiness training, work experience, and job search assistance to District residents who face multiple barriers to employment.

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The Department of Employment Services (DOES) offers veterans a wide variety of job search and training services.  Special veterans' representatives are employed at most American Job Centers, where case managers e

The Youth Connection Center (YCC) has an extensive application process that determines a youth’s eligibility for every Office of Youth Program program and service.