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The Work Experience Internship in Grand Junction, CO is a short-term, paid work activity, which provides an individual with the opportunity to acquire the skill and knowledge necessary to perform a job.

Wages are paid directly to the individual intern through the Mesa County Workforce Center. Approved funding is provided through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act grant.

Participants Receive:

  • Instruction in workplace skills, goals, and structure
  • Exposure to various aspects of an industry
  • Individual case management throughout the experience
  • Payment for all hours worked 

Businesses Receive:

  • Fully funded intern bringing fresh perspectives into the workplace
  • Assistance recruiting and screening internship participants
  • Support from Workforce Center case managers throughout experience
  • Final decision on selecting internship candidates for interview and hire
  • Opportunity to give back to the community and invest time in training our workforce

The Work Experience Internship in Grand Junction is a collaborative activity involving the employer and the Mesa County Workforce Center engaging in workforce development. 

Participants must be enrolled in our program prior to starting a work based learning or training opportunity, this process typically takes 1-2 weeks. All employers and participants must be registered with Connecting Colorado. 

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