Training tomorrow's leaders

Youth Services
Division

To help young people meet the workforce challenges of tomorrow, iTrainNow’s teen academy is committed to providing quality programming to youth aged 13-18.
 The academy is 100% online as members can apply, complete orientation, and learn from anywhere. 
 There is no application fee to enroll in the academy. 
Orientation is held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. 
"I can do it. I am prepared!"
THE CORE OF OUR TEEN ACADEMY IS TO PREPARE TOMORROW’S LEADERS FOR CAREER READINESS.

Career Jump-Start Program

Our Career Jump-Start program, is a year-around youth enrichment program which provides academy members with leadership training, life skill development, and career preparedness training.  Students develop soft-skills, enhance communication, problem-solving, team building, financial literacy, college readiness, job readiness, and leadership.
Members can attend virtual workshops and online self-paced training courses to enhance their skill set.
*many of the workshops offered are free because of generous donations or sponsorships from community partners, some workshop have a small enrollment fee. For more information email us at teenacademy@itrainnow.org 

Teen Academy Benefits

  • FREE Annual membership.
  • Quarterly Career Pathway Newsletter
  • Access to enroll in workshops in the academy. 
  • Opportunity to apply to for the Walker Service & Leadership Scholarship
  • Assistance with applying for community scholarships
  • Win prizes and incentives
  • Network with industry professionals
  • Recommendation letters for college or job
  • Build skill set for job resume and college resume 
  • Peer to Peer accountability and support
  • Member spotlight
  • Much more
Self-paced courses Online 
  • Time management
  • productivity
  • Word 2016
  • Excel 2016
  • Powerpoint 2016
  • Social Media Marketing

 Virtual Workshop Schedule

Enrolling now. Limited Spots. To sign up send an email to teenacademy@itrainnow.org

Workforce Prep Workshops
Resume Writing for Teens
Job Search & Applying
Money Matters for Teens
Interviewing (in person & virtually)
I'm Hired! What's Next?

College Connections Workshops
Developing your 5-year plan
Applying to College, types of colleges and creating a college portfolio
College Transition, Note taking, study habits, time management
Overview

Benefits of our youth training programs

Course offerings

iTN Teen Academy offers over 10+ workforce preparedness trainings to give teens a jump on being ready to enter the workforce. Upon completion of each course, a certificate of completion will be awarded. 

Practical approach

Teens in the training academy will have the opportunity to network with industry professionals. Through networking, teens will be exposed to various career paths. 

Virtual Workshops

Interactive virtual workshops designed exploring life-skill, soft-skill development and
financial literacy workshops 

Community Service 

Giving back is extremely important. Teens in the training program will have the opportunity to earn community service hours and give back to the community. 

Scholarships

"Walker Leadership & Service Award Scholarship" and
Teens have the opportunity to apply for other community scholarships.  

Externship Oppertunities

Teens will have the opportunity to apply for externship opportunities (paid and nonpaid).

Recommendation Letters

iTN  will provide recommendation letters for teens who successfully complete the program, upon request.

Access to Professional Networking & Mentorship

Teens are giving the opportunity to network with industry professionals to aid in career pathway exploration and positive influences.

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