Find Your Future

Employers

Posting Jobs & Hiring

Utilize services available to employers through the Mesa County Workforce Center and Colorado Mesa University to recruit quality candidates. Read More!

Work-based Learning Overview

View opportunities for your business to get involved with Work-based Learning throughout Mesa County. This includes job shadowing, internships, apprenticeships, and more! Read More!

Young Adults

CMU Career Services

Career Services provides resources and guidance for students and alumni in their journey toward reaching their career goals. Read More!

Get Your GED

The Mesa County Workforce Center is excited to offer free GED Prep classes. You may qualify for weekly attendance stipends and a financial incentive for completion. 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!

KickStart Your Career

KickStart is a program designed to match out of school young adults, ages 17 – 24 with available paid jobs and internships here in Mesa County. Young adults will achieve employment success through one-on-one employment counseling, learning skills for job applications, creating resumes, and interviewing with ease in order to reach your goal of employment. Read More!

Mesa County Libraries

Mesa County Libraries enrich lives and build community through opportunities to learn, discover, create, and connect. View the services available at the library. Read More!

SWAP

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. Read More!

Workforce Center

Mesa County Workforce Center offers assistance with job searching, resume building, interviewing, and more! Meet with our Youth Employment Specialist for individual assistance or access resources online. Read More!

Workforce Innovation Project (WIP)

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. Read More!

High School

Career & College Readiness

District 51 has many ways for high school students to learn about themselves, explore careers, engage in career readiness, and prepare for next steps after graduation. Read More!

CareerWise Colorado

CareerWise is a modern youth apprenticeship program. Students work in modern workplaces accruing meaningful work and accessing debt-free college credits. Read More!

Get Your GED

The Mesa County Workforce Center is excited to offer free GED Prep classes. You may qualify for weekly attendance stipends and a financial incentive for completion. Read More!

Mesa County Libraries

Mesa County Libraries enrich lives and build community through opportunities to learn, discover, create, and connect. View the services available at the library. Read More!

SWAP

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. Read More!

Western Colorado Community College

Western Colorado Community College is committed to student success. Whether you are interested in an associate degree, a certificate, customized industry training, or a change in your career options, we are here to serve you. Recommendations from business advisory committees help us keep all aspects of instruction current and relevant to today's employment needs. We offer valuable, hands-on instruction that equips you with real-world skills and lets you step into the career you want. Read More!

Work Based Learning

Work-based learning is a strategy that combines skill development with real world training opportunities. Apprenticeships and other work-based learning activities create opportunities for youth and adults to develop the skills needed to succeed. Read More!

Workforce Center

Mesa County Workforce Center offers assistance with job searching, resume building, interviewing, and more! Meet with our Youth Employment Specialist for individual assistance or access resources online. Read More!

Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)

YEA! guides middle and high school students through the process of starting and running a legitimate business or social movement over the course of a full academic year. YEA! has graduated almost 4,000 students over the past 12 years, who have started almost 3,000 businesses and social movements! Read More!

Middle School

Career & College Readiness

District 51 has many ways for middle school students to learn about themselves, explore careers, engage in career readiness, and prepare for next steps after graduation. Read More!

Work Based Learning

One of the most effective ways to prepare students for jobs is to give them real world experience. Work-based learning is a strategy that combines skill development with real world training opportunities. Apprenticeships and other work-based learning activities create opportunities to develop the skills needed to succeed. Read More!

Workforce Center – Middle School

Mesa County Workforce Center offers a variety of services to help you prepare to enter the workforce. Learn more about volunteering, getting your first job, and exploring career options. Read More!

Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)

YEA! guides middle and high school students through the process of starting and running a legitimate business or social movement over the course of a full academic year. YEA! has graduated almost 4,000 students over the past 12 years, who have started almost 3,000 businesses and social movements! Read More!

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