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Professional development & paid internship

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Lydia Partee (L) and Jasmine Banks (R) with our first CareerPoint cohort Torin, Trish, and Syenna

About CareerPoint

CareerPoint is a program dedicated to preparing you for success and guiding you into a great career. Learn new concepts and strengthen your skills in the Essential Skills training while earning a stipend! Once you're feeling confident and ready to implement your new skills in the workforce, you'll start a paid job training hosted by one of our community partners. This is an opportunity for you to continue learning on the job and navigating a modern, professional work environment. But don’t worry! Every step of the way, you’ll be supported through mentorship from your employer and your OFS CareerPoint team.

Our most recent cohort just finished. Check back later or follow us on social media to learn about our next cohort!


Ages 18–24 in Dane County

High school diploma or GED/HSED

Program Outcomes

Essential Skills Training

Learn professional skills such as communication and workplace etiquette that will help you navigate modern careers. This training will be 8 weeks, part-time with a morning schedule, and you will earn a stipend upon completion.