CareerWork$ has helped more than 4000 graduates across the country secure positions with career potential. Through our training program, graduates gain skills to not only get the job, but advance in a career. Many graduates have moved up the career ladder from entry-level positions into leadership roles.

  • Gonzalo

    Gonzalo

    BankWork$ Graduate, Senior Service Manager at Wells Fargo

    “BankWork$ gave me the confidence that the sky’s the limit.” After graduating from an inner-city high school in Los Angeles, Gonzalo started working at a fast food restaurant. He was dreaming of a career, not just a job, when his siblings introduced him to the BankWork$ program. BankWork$ gave him the skills and confidence to work in the banking industry. Since completing the program, Gonzalo has been employed with Wells Fargo for 10 years and has been promoted five times—from teller to senior service manager. He aspires to be a branch manager, and is committed to growing professionally and giving back to his community.
  • Stacey

    Stacey

    BankWork$ Graduate, Collector III at Wells Fargo

    “You create your own path. Anyone can come into the BankWork$ program and make something of themselves. I sure did.”

    Stacey signed up for the BankWork$ program in Mesa, AZ after struggling to find work when her husband was laid off. She was hired by Wells Fargo, one of BankWork$ national sponsors, and was quickly promoted to Collector III. A mentor from among the top leaders as Wells Fargo continues to guide Stacy in her career through weekly meetings and educational opportunities. In turn, Stacey speaks to employee groups to encourage engagement with the community.

  • DaVonte

    DaVonte

    BankWork$ Graduate, Relationship Banker at Bank of America

    “Being in a position to assist someone financially is everything to me. In my new role at the bank, I hope to teach others how to be financially successful.”

    During his teenage years in Chicago, DaVonte was often without a home. Accepted but unable to afford college, he moved to Alaska and worked in retail and hospitality while living in a shelter. In 2017, he returned to Chicago and after becoming a father, enrolled in the BankWork$ program. He was hired by Bank of America as a customer service representative right after graduation. Promoted to relationship banker after only a year, DaVonte looks forward to a lifetime career in the financial industry.

  • Jacqui

    Jacqui

    CareerWork$ Medical Graduate, Patient Services Representative II at Virginia Mason

    “The most rewarding thing for me was landing a job that I love to do.”

    Jacqui was determined to start a career. After completing our eight-week training, Jacqui was immediately hired as a Patient Service Representative I at Virginia Mason and quickly moved up to Patient Service Representative II. As part of her role, Jacqui in responsible for registering patients, communicating financial policies, ensuring proper referrals and authorizations are in place, and training new staff. She aspires to a be a social worker to connect people experiencing homelessness to providers and care.

  • Caitlin

    Caitlin

    CareerWork$ Medical Graduate, Client Services Representative at Virginia Mason

    “The confidence that this class helped me find in myself is unbelievable. I never knew I could be where I am now.”

    Caitlin had only worked in food service. For years, she dreamed of a career in healthcare but was unsure of how to make that vision a reality. Through CareerWork$ Medical she learned how to write a resume, communicate transferable skills, prepare for an interview, and gain the industry knowledge to excel in a non-clinical role. Following graduation, Caitlin was hired as a Client Services Representative at Virginia Mason. She is self-sufficient and after a several months in her new role bought a new car and moved into an apartment on her own.