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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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The Department of Employment Services provides job seekers with a number of employment opportunities. Each center provides career counseling, resume assistance, job placement, vocational training, access to online services, information about local and national labor markets, unemployment...
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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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A highly flexible training system that combines on-the-job learning and classroom instruction.

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The Office of Apprenticeship, Information and Training (OAIT) has established a compliance hotline to report issues, ask questions, and get information on construction projects in the District of Columbia.

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DC Career Connections is a work readiness program designed to provide more than 400 out-of-school District youth with opportunities to gain valuable work experience, skills training, and individualized coaching and support to gain employment.

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

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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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Experienced Employment Specialists can help you find the job you are looking for.

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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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A transitional employment program that provides job readiness training to District residents.

Veterans Employment Services
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The DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) requires that Priority of Service be given to veterans and eligible spouses who meet the eligibility criteria in accordance with applicable laws, policies and federally mandated programs.Priority of service also requires that veterans and eligible s