In-School Youth Program
Youth Workforce Program
The Bucks County Community College's Youth Workforce Program assists students with the transition from high school to the workforce or college. The program is designed to help participants overcome barriers, build confidence, and enhance the skills needed to enter and complete post-secondary education or be successful in the workplace. The Youth Workforce Program is offered to 12th grade students from Quakertown, Pennridge, Centennial, Bristol Borough, Bristol Township, Morrisville, Conwell-Egan and Bensalem School Districts. The program is made possible through funding provided by the Bucks County Workforce Development Board.
The Youth Workforce Program’s strong partnerships with school districts, businesses, the PA CareerLink and other community organizations enhance the program by enriching the experiences provided for the students. The staff is committed to providing individualized attention and support for each student, ensuring positive outcomes that propel students towards future success.
- Career Assessments
- Researching career options and developing a career pathway plan
- Exploring college majors and learning about the college admissions process
- Hands-on Skills Training
- Employability Skills Training
- OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training, CPR & First Aid Training, Forklift Safety Training (18 year olds)
- Speakers, Field Trips, and Industry Tours
- Paid Work Experiences and Internships
- Transportation to campus is provided
- Students from the school districts listed above are eligible
- Must be a Bucks County Resident
- Must provide ID, Birth Certificate, Social Security Card
- Must be motivated and enthusiastic about learning and new experiences!
Other High School Programs
Bucks County Community College partners with local high schools to create programs that ease the transition from high school to college. These success programs include information on admission, financial aid, career and leadership, placement testing (on site at the high school), and advising and registration (on site at the high school or at the Gene and Marlene Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks.)