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An opportunity to WORK, EARN and LEARN
while finding a career that’s right for you.


A full-time 6-month paid internship.


An opportunity to gain an industry-recognized credential.


Training by industry professionals.

What is it?

The WEL program offers an opportunity to gain work experience within a variety career fields, learning new skills with different employers.

Key Benefits

Key Benefits for Participants:

  • Develop technical skills needed on the job
  • Develop essential soft skills
  • Obtain industry-recognized credentials
  • Earn a livable wage

Key Benefits for Employers:

  • Improve your strategy for hiring a skilled workforce
  • Reduce your company’s skills gap
  • Increase employee loyalty and reduce turnover
  • Diversify your workforce


  • CDL Driver
  • Flagger
  • Stock Clerk
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Wall Panel Installer
  • Diesel Technician Mechanic
  • Independent Living Counselor
  • Graphic Designer

How to Get Started

Attendance to a WEL program information session is required to be eligible for the program.  Check back with us frequently to see when our next WEL program opportunity is available.

Are you an employer interested in becoming a WEL Program site?

Ashannti Ross
[email protected]

To learn more about these and other in-demand occupations in Lake County visit our Career Paths page.

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