Level Up: Tips and Tricks to Get Your First Job

Are you a teen with autism looking for your first job? Do you want to “level up” from being a kid to becoming an independent young adult? With the social and communication challenges that some teens with autism face, it can be challenging to find your first job on your own. Hire Autism is here to support you by providing tips on how to find a job, build a basic resume and decode job listings. Parents are welcome to attend, but this event is teen-focused!

WHO: Teens with ASD seeking to work independently

WHEN: March 23, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Snow date: March 30**There will be two cycles of three consecutive sessions.

WHERE: Fairfax High School (3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA, 22030)

COST: FREE

PROGRAM SESSIONS:

  • Job Search 101
  • Basic Resume Writing
  • Decode Job Listings and Tips on Filling Out Job Applications

About Hire Autism: Hire Autism is a free program available to job seekers in Northern Virginia created by the Organization for Autism Research, a non-profit which funds research and creates resources for individuals with ASD as well as their families and educators.

For questions, please contact Amanda Rioux at 571-384-1821 or help@hireautism.org.