Career Launch is a career preparation program for Mercer County teens that meets daily to teach workplace readiness and professional development. The program lasts 12 weeks and students can participate in a 50 hour volunteership upon completion of the program.
The program includes trips to local businesses, guest speakers, interview techniques, public speaking, cover letter/resume writing, and professional development lessons. Volunteerships may be at BGC or with partners such as a barber shop, computer repair, bike repair, etc. Those who complete the program and 50 hour volunteership receive a $300 stipend. (Students may complete an additional 50 hour volunteership for an additional stipend)
Career Launch is a program by the Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County.