The BBTTC Career Pathways Program provides selected youth the opportunity to focus on a specific area of technology (e.g., web development, 3D design, video production and graphic design), to develop their workforce readiness skills and gain real-world work experience through job shadowing and a paid internship placement. Staff guides the participants through the 12-month program providing college and career guidance. This program is offered free of charge to Gold Crown Clubhouse members and interested young adults, 16-20 years of age.
If you are interested in learning more about the 2023-24 program, contact Seth for more info and a tour, or fill out the interest form.
Career Pathway Facilitator:
Seth Kenton: 303-815-0483
Clubhouse at Edgewater: 2501 Chase St. Edgewater, CO 80214
Best Buy Teen Tech Center: 150 S. Harlan St. Lakewood, CO 80226
October - May: Working with our national partner, Project Invent, Career Pathways teens will tackle the engineering design process to identify and address a need in their community and work together to create a solution to solve it. This hands-on engineering-based project will take on all the business components of a real-world start-up including opportunities in business, finance, human resources, marketing and communications. The hope is by working with local and national partners, participants will create a product that provides access to recreational activities for youth with special needs. Our workforce development program will also include career research, resume writing, mock interviews as well as college and career readiness training. Students will also take their learning into their own hands and work independently, with the support and knowledge of our Gold Crown Staff, to gain new technology skills in the areas of their choice
June - August: Paid Summer Internship placement for all Career Pathways students in areas including business, hospitality, health sciences & medicine, technology, engineering, marketing, digital media, arts, culture, law, public safety, skilled trades and technical sciences.
Congratulations Career Pathways Participants, Class of 2023
HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT THIS PROGRAM?
Guest speak, host a field trip, or support a skill building workshop
Support a team of youth as a Job Shadowing Partner
Give youth the opportunity to gain real-world work experience as a Summer Internship Partner
Sponsor a young person’s paid summer internship
Sponsor program supplies, meals, transportation, professional clothing
Mentor a young person to help them navigate a professional workplace
Tutor youth to help support their continued academic success
Interested in Hosting a Career Pathways Intern?
Career Pathways Program program matches youth with 120 hour paid summer internship opportunities in areas of interest including health, the arts, technology, marketing, architecture, engineering, business, nonprofit administration, and more! Successful summer internship placements begin by meeting with the Career Pathways Facilitator to identify potential roles/responsibilities for youth interns. Once placed, interns will begin to support host organization and businesses with day to-day-tasks and help their employer meet larger, organization-wide goals.
Thank you to our Career Pathways Program Supporters and Partners
40 WEST ARTS DISTRICT
ST. ANTHONY’S HOSPITAL/CENTURA HEALTH
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF COLORADO
CITY OF LAKEWOOD
COLORADO HISTORY MUSEUM
COLORADO’s 17th JUDICIAL DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE
LAKEWOOD CULTURAL CENTER
LAKEWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT
MILE HIGH OUTDOOR ADVERTISING
NEXT LEVEL SPORTS PERFORMANCE
RISE SCHOOL OF DENVER
SERVICIOS de la RAZA
SET THE STAGE COLORADO
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO ANSCHUTZ
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