‘Passport to Careers’ can help young adults prepare for the future

PIERRE — The Madison Job Service and Moody County Boys & Girls Club of Flandreau are teaming up to help young people ages 14 to 24 start their career exploration journey through the summer “Passport to Careers” series of in-person training opportunities and virtual events.

Seven in-person sessions will be held on Wednesdays at the Moody County Boys & Girls Club in Flandreau. Lunch will be provided starting at 11 a.m. Registration for each of the sessions is not required but encouraged. For each event attended, participants will receive $25.

The first in-person session on June 7 at 1:30 p.m. will be a Life After High School discussion on education and labor workforce options.

Later sessions will focus on topics such as job search readiness, workplace etiquette, mock interviews, and tours of South Dakota State University and Lake Area Technical College.

Virtual sessions will be offered on Tuesdays throughout the summer at 10:30 a.m. starting June 6. Topics include social media, hot careers, communication, and apprenticeship opportunities. These sessions can be accessed at the Moody County Boys and Girls Club if needed.

View more information about the “Passport to Careers” sessions and registration at dlr.sd.gov/summer-passport or contact the Madison Job Service at 605-256-5300.