Young Adults

Mesa County Libraries

Academic Research Expand A library card is required to access these resources outside of a Mesa County Libraries location. Sign up for one in person. Here a few of our more popular academic research resources. You can find a complete list here. Academic Search Premier This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of […] Read More!

Workforce Innovation Project (WIP)

Manufacturing Workforce Innovation Project WIP is a course designed by local manufacturers and educators to create a library of skills training for the manufacturing sector. This program includes an on-line platform, as well as evening and weekend lab hours to ensure flexibility to each student. Manufacturing Skills - Overview Collaborative effort between Mesa County Workforce […] Read More!

KickStart Your Career

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A PAID INTERNSHIPS KickStart is a program designed to match out of school, young adults, ages 18 – 24 with available paid jobs and internships here in Mesa County. Our staff works closely with local businesses to make sure that you are getting the jobs you want. Young adults will achieve […] Read More!

Health Care Career Ladder

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HEALTH CARE AND NURSING? The Healthcare field is perfect for people like you who are dependable, pay attention to details, listen well, observe emotional states, have a caring spirit and are good at problem-solving. Salary ranges currently go from about $21,216 a year to $35,376 a year, or $10.20 to $17 […] Read More!

Get Your GED

PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE Are you interested in earning your GED? Expand The Mesa County Workforce Center is excited to offer free GED Prep classes (Adult Basic and Adult Secondary levels). Adult Education classes will help students prepare for the GED test and develop reading comprehension, writing, and math skills needed in the workforce. Students […] Read More!

CMU Career Services

COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES Welcome! Your career is waiting for you. We can help you get there. CMU Career Services provides resources and guidance for students and alumni in their journey toward reaching their career goals. We take an active role in providing career exploration, workshops, events, and on-campus employer visits to encourage […] Read More!


The School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) assists young adults with mild to moderate needs in employment to become competitively employed and to achieve successful community outcomes.   What is SWAP? 2935 North Ave. • Grand Junction, CO • 81504 (970)254-6011 SWAP is a collaborative initiative between: Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) […] Read More!

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