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Virginia Career Works Centers facilitate a number of opportunities for career seekers to get work experience.

Job Seeker Resources

Find additional resources below that are available to help job seekers with disabilities.

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

On-the-Job training helps career seekers learn skills and earn a wage while they train. Through Virginia Career Works Centers eligible career seekers can benefit from this assistance by receiving valuable hands-on training that increases skills and leads the way to permanent employment. Contact us to determine your eligibility.


For Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) eligible individuals, internships may be available to help develop job readiness skills and the possibility of full-time employment. Eligible career seekers may receive up to 300 hours of paid work experience. Contact us to determine your eligibility.

Registered Apprenticeships

Registered Apprenticeship programs provide structured classroom instruction combined with on-the-job training in traditional industries such as construction and manufacturing, as well as new emerging industries such as health care, information technology, energy, telecommunications and more.


Check out this interview with Debby Hopkins, Chief Workforce Officer and Program Director for more information about the benefits of the apprenticeship program.

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