Developing quality, entry-level work opportunities for young people, with local employers.
Smart Transitions offers specialist support to businesses keen to develop entry-level work opportunities for young people, including work experience, cadetships, apprenticeships, internships and jobs.
The service is initially available to 140 employers involved in award-winning Secondary School Employer Partnerships (SSEP) Waikato-wide and will be made available to other employers as resources permit.
Smart Transitions partners with employers to connect them with secondary school students and other young people via their Gateway and careers teachers or work brokers. Work opportunities are communicated through Smart Waikato's media and strong networks to youth, teachers and support personnel.