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The Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. (PIC), in conjunction with the Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board, is excited to announce the current youth programs that are being offered across Westmoreland and Fayette Counties. Experience Works!, Excela Healthcare Internship and Pre-Apprenticeship Program are all accepting applications now!

Experience Works! is a youth work experience for participants aged 16 to 18 years old. Through this program, youth will be paired with an employer where they will make $9/hour for 240 hours of work. Youth will gain valuable work experience for their future while making money now. You can download applications from www.westfaywib.org, www.privateindustrycouncil.com or visit your local CareerLink® location.

The Excela Healthcare Internship is a program designed to help young adults aged 16-18 years old obtain the skills necessary to succeed in various healthcare-related careers. Participants will receive industry recognized certifications such as ServSafe, OSHA, Customer Service Training and much more while getting paid to train! Participants will then be placed into a paid internship at either Excela Westmoreland Hospital or Excela Latrobe Hospital which may lead to full-time employment. Excela Health currently has over 250 job openings in Greensburg and Latrobe. These entry-level jobs can lead to other Excela career opportunities including funding for training and job advancement.

The pre-apprenticeship program is a program designed to assist young adults aged 18-24 years old acquire the skills necessary to succeed in various construction unions and other construction jobs. There is one skilled trade craft worker entering the workforce for every five who retire, which is creating a huge demand in the area.

PIC has partnered with Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 354 and the Operating Engineers Local 66 to design activities and credentials to make participants more attractive to high-demand construction jobs and skilled trade craft apprenticeships. Through the program, participants will receive industry-recognized credentials, 40 hours of welding training, heavy equipment simulator training and a paid work experience within the construction field.

For more information or to complete an application visit the website at www.privateindustrycouncil.com or call us at 724-836-2600.

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