PALMDALE – Youths ages 15 through 18 who are interested in developing the skills needed to successfully interview for a job are invited to register by Thursday, June 7 for the City of Palmdale’s upcoming session of the “Palmdale Works! Job Academy” beginning Tuesday, June 12 at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, 38550 Sierra Highway in Palmdale.
There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required. Interested students may apply online at www.cityofpalmdale.org or by calling 661-267-5665.
The three-week course will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 12 to June 26 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.
During the course of the program, academy students will be taught how to dress and prepare for a job interview, as well as meeting employers from local businesses and role-playing in mock interviews. Participants must attend each session to graduate.
“Participation in a program like this really does speak volumes to potential employers about the motivation and commitment of any young person entering the job market,” said Palmdale’s Community Programs Supervisor Trish Jones.
For more information please call the City of Palmdale’s Public Safety department at 267-5665 or visit: www.cityofpalmdale.org/youth.