State adds program to connect young Mainers with paid job opportunities
Published: Oct. 21, 2022 at 2:08 PM EDT
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Governor Mills has announced a new program to connect young Mainers with paid jobs.
Mills says the $25 million Maine Career Exploration program is a two-year initiative.
It will connect 6,000 participants ages 16 to 24 with future career opportunities.
It’s part of the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan and will fund the paid work experiences with employers across the state.
Students can also earn education credits through the program.
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