Charleston Summer Institute

The Charleston Area Office held a Summer Institute for 22 transition students on June 22-23. On the first day of the event, students participated in job preparedness classes that included workplace etiquette, resume development and interviewing skills. A representative from Publix provided instruction on good customer service practices. The second day featured guest speakers, community and educational resources, and local employers.

Participating partners included: Arclabs, Big by Nature, Charleston Mattress, Charleston Southern University, GCA Services Group, IDI, Palmetto Youth Connections, Pink Crocodile, Sanders Brothers Construction, Trident Technical College, Trident Technical College Youth Apprenticeship Program, Voter Registration and Walmart.

Photo: Students participate in mock interviews during the Charleston Summer Institute.