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Learn how STEP offers a life-shaping experience to young adults living in the Southeast Community.

Are you between the ages of 16-24 and interested in gaining work experience and income? If you live in Newport News you may apply to participate in STEP.

STEP Offers:

  • Workforce training
  • Financial literacy
  • Enrichment activities
  • Work-skill development
  • GED preparation

STEP Benefits:

  • New job skills to add to your résumé
  • A paycheck
  • Opportunities for permanent employment
  • A mentor
  • Life skills
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Youth Participants

Want an exciting opportunity to gain work experience, increase your skill set, and determine if a profession is right for you? You’ll have the opportunity to see how businesses work from the bottom up and you may even see areas that you can improve upon.

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Worksite Partners

By partnering with the City you can help create summer training opportunities for our youth by providing them with real work experience within your place of business at no cost to you.

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