Youth (Ages 16-24)

Your Career Starts Here

The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail Youth Program provides services that assist eligible 16- to 24-year-olds with post-secondary education, skills training and high-demand job opportunities. We offer assistance at no cost to help you start your career path, whether you’re looking for the right career or the education and training you need to pursue your dream job.

Contact Us

Our Career Counselors 
Can Help You:

  • Find careers that match your interests and talents;
  • Learn about essential workplace skills that will make you marketable to employers;
  • Explore careers and industries that are offering the most opportunity;
  • Determine if you qualify for free training or tuition;
  • Work Experience (WEX) and On-the-Job Training (OJT);
  • Find resources for tutoring, post-secondary education, skills training, leadership development and mentoring; and
  • Get practical advice for landing a great job.

Through the Youth Program, you may be eligible for up to $6,000 per school year to pay tuition for an associate’s degree in a high-demand field, the last two years of a bachelor’s degree in a high-demand field, industry certifications or similar job skills training. To find out if you qualify for financial services, contact the Career Center nearest you. 

The Youth Program is made possible by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Are you an educator interested in career planning services for students?

We can bring a career seminar or a panel of employers to high schools in Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties. Contact us to start planning your school’s career event.

The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail helps match job seekers with local employment and training opportunities. Our business solutions team offers employers of all sizes and industries personalized support to build a competitive workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Program is funded with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I funds through the Kentucky Education and Labor Cabinet and the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board.
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