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White House Announces Nearly 300,000 Summer Jobs & Other Employment Opportunities for Youth!

We Can't Wait: White House announces nearly 300,000 summer jobs and other employment opportunities for youth and new online tool to help youth access opportunities.  The administration has secured  commitments from 95 companies and nonprofits, three cities, two federal agencies and the White House to provide 110,000 new summer jobs and other employment opportunities for low-income and disconnected youth this year as part of the Summer Jobs+ initiative for a total of nearly 300,000 opportunities. Employment opportunities include 90,000 paid jobs and thousands of mentorships, internships and other training opportunities. The administration will also launch the Summer Jobs+ Bank, a new online search tool to help connect young people to jobs, internships and other employment opportunities this summer and year-round.

For a full list of employer commitments, please visit http://www.dol.gov/summerjobs/Partners.htm.

Published on Monday, May 7, 2012