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Removing Barriers to the New You /
E3 Works (aka WIOA)

For 14-24 Year Olds*

Our career planners have the financial tools to make your successful whether you are seeking your first job or a fresh start.

+ Financial Incentives to help you achieve

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About E3 Works
(aka WIOA - Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act)
Your own career planner will help you Explore - Experience - Elevate (E3)


Discover careers that match your interests and goals



Complete a short-term work experience at a local employer in your chosen field



Find a permanent position or enroll in training to prepare for that position

Services Available

  • Career counseling

  • Paid work experiences

  • Tutoring and study skills

  • Literacy development

  • Alternative school services

  • GED / HSED prep

  • Occupational and entrepreneurial skills

  • Leadership development opportunities

  • Financial literacy training

  • Mentoring and counseling services

  • Paid transportation, clothing, equipment, etc.

  • Follow-up services for 12 months


Read more on the 14 Elements of E3 Works >>​



We will assess your eligibility based on age, income level, and current skills, but you may qualify if you meet at least one of the below:

  • Basic skills deficient

  • English Language Learner

  • Justice-Involved history

  • Homeless or runaway

  • Currently in or aged out of Foster Care

  • Pregnant or a parent

  • Disabled


Incentives to Completion

After applying and your eligibility is verified, we will assess your skills, create a plan, remove barriers to your success, and follow up after we provided our last service.

Along the way, you can receive payments for completing steps that make you more successful on your career journey such as:

  • Informational Interview Complete

  • Aptitude/Interest Assessments Completed

  • High School Diploma

  • GED Test Component

  • GED/HSED Completion

  • Financial Aid (FAFSA) Completion

  • Post-Secondary School Application, Enrollment or Certification/Degree (BONUS: 2.0 GPA)

  • Resume Completion

  • Job Shadowing

  • Work Experience

  • Apprenticeships

  • Entrepreneurial Training Completed


Claire Bakalars

Interim Career Planner

(608) 789-4584

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