Workforce Solutions Coastal Bend Announces Summer Earn & Learn Signing Day, Empowering Students with Disabilities & Supporting Local Employers

DATE: May 29, 2024
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Xena Mercado, Communications Manager
Office: 361-885-3030 Cell: 361-232-1644

Coastal Bend, TX – Wednesday, June 5, 2024 – In collaboration with Texas Workforce Solutions – Vocational Rehabilitation Services, WFSCB is thrilled to announce the Summer Earn & Learn Signing Day, the kickoff event for the Summer Earn & Learn Program. This innovative program facilitates connections between employers and enthusiastic students with disabilities, ages 16-22, who are prepared to join a team and contribute to the workforce.

The Summer Earn & Learn Program offers a 5-week Paid Summer Internship opportunity, providing no-cost training and hourly wages to support students with disabilities or potential disabilities across the Coastal Bend region.

Event Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2024
  • Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Location: La Palmera Mall Food Court, 5488 S. Padre Island Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Registration for the Summer Earn & Learn Program will be available on-site for both students and employers. We invite employers to join us in providing meaningful employment opportunities for these talented students, and we encourage students to seize this chance to gain valuable work experience.

Community and Media Partners Invitation:

We extend a warm invitation to our community and media partners to join us in celebrating and inspiring both students and employers for their commitment to making a positive impact in the workforce. Media Partners, we appreciate your support in amplifying the message about this event and program.

We look forward to seeing you at the Summer Earn & Learn Signing Day as we come together to create opportunities and foster inclusion in the workplace.

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At Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend, we invest in the regional economic success through access to jobs, training and employer services. Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend is one of 28 local workforce boards located throughout the State of Texas. The board services Nueces, San Patricio, Kleberg, Aransas, Kenedy, Bee, Refugio, Live Oak, Brooks, Duval, and Jim Wells counties.

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