Education to Career

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Youth CareerConnect aims to achieve a work-ready labor force through the successful placement of youth and young adults in jobs and internships. Through this work, internship coordinators have been placed across the region in chambers of commerce to streamline the connection between industry and education and increase meaningful internship opportunities for young people. Learn more at

Reach Higher is a regional effort focused on creating a culture of higher education in Central Oregon. The work supports college-readiness programs in schools, college visits, and course alignment between K-12 and higher education partners.