Empowering Youth to Find Fulfilling Careers

Career Compass Academy is a 5-week virtual career exploration and work readiness program for WIOA eligible youth ages 16-24. The program consists of 15 live webinars with panels of industry experts and 36 online modules from Accenture’s Skills to Succeed Academy that explores five high demand industries: Skilled Trades, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Information Technology, and Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics.

Career Compass Academy helps students connect the dots between school and career and teaches them that there is a world of options available with many ways to be successful.


High Demand Industries Explored


Program Graduates Served


Employer Partners Engaged

Enrolling in the 5-week program was one of the best things I have done for myself. The program was fun, engaging, and very informational. I am now confident in where I want to go in life.

AKILAH NEELEY, WorkSource Middle Georgia
Career Compass Academy Graduate – Summer 2022 

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Industry Partnerships is a collaboration of CareerRise and WorkSource Metro Atlanta (Atlanta, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Atlanta Regional which serves the counties of Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry, and Rockdale Counties). Participation is open to all interested Metro Atlanta industry and workforce partners.

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