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PSJC Application Now Open

The Private Sector Job Connection provides work opportunities in the private sector for older youth, usually at least 18 years-old, who have had previous work experience in Earn & Learn or in another program. Students are screened to ensure they meet the qualifications specified by employers.
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Mayor Barrett's State of the City Address

On February 24th, Mayor Tom Barrett announced at his State of the City Address, that he hopes to offer 3,000 summer jobs for Milwaukee Youth through Earn & Learn this summer! Listen to his State of the City Address here. (view Fox 6 news video...)

Click here to read the entire State of the City Address by Mayor Tom Barrett.


Hire Youth this Summer!

Complete a job order form and provide a student with the job opportunity of a lifetime. Your participation will not only strengthen your business but Milwaukee’s future workforce.




Mayor Barrett's Earn & Learn program provides employment opportunities in the city for high school youth and young adults, exposing them to the working world and improving workforce preparedness.

About Earn & Learn

Mayor Barrett's Earn & Learn program in the City of Milwaukee helps young people make a successful transition from adolescence to adulthood by providing opportunities to develop work-readiness skills while they earn wages working in government, community- and faith-based organizations and private sector businesses.

Earn & Learn is operated jointly by the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board (MAWIB) and the Milwaukee Department of City Development (DCD). 

Earn & Learn is part of a regional effort ensure the economic growth and vitality of the Milwaukee metropolitan area by preparing young people to successfully enter the future labor force.