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Click below to fill out FACE preliminary interest form and apply today!

AAPI Career Pathways Initiative

Paid internships in private & government sectors for ages 14-24! In partnership with LA County WDACS.


Are You a Youth

Aged 14-24?

JOIN US for our next AAPI Career Pathways Initiative Speaker Series

FREE! Date is TBD @ 5pm PT Via Zoom

What is it?

Professional Experience

Ongoing Mentorship

Long Term Career

FACE's AAPI Career Pathways Initiative is a partnership with LA County Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services that provides youth with paid internship opportunities in public and private sectors. In addition to job training, through this unique opportunity, AAPI Interns will be able to gain leadership skills and be mentored by influential leaders from CEOs to government officials.

Click the button below to fill out FACE's preliminary interest form!

What You Do

  • Earn $16 per hour

  • 120 hours of paid training and work experience. *

  • Over 700 internship sites at Businesses, Non-Profits, & LA County Government such as Parks & Recreation, LA County Supervisors, District Attorney's Office and more!

    • Jobs include administrative, clerical, IT, hospitality, etc.

  • Opportunity to network with County leadership!

Do you qualify?

  • LA County Residents Ages 14-24

  • Must have the right to work in the United States

  • If male and 18 years old or older, you may be required to register for Selective Service

* For County placements, upon completion of 120 hours, candidates will be eligible to compete for 1 year full time internships and then potential permanent county work positions.

Additional Resources


In-Language Flyers

Find more information in your language and/or help us translate in a missing language!


Internship Sites

Choose from over 700 sites which private, government and non-profit opportunities fit your interest!


Participant Testimonies

Hear what past & present participants gained and what future participants are hoping for!


Media Coverage

Take a look at the excitement and support surrounding this initiative!

Find an AJCC

Haven't been contacted by the County yet? See the list of AJCCs below to contact one near you.

Dakota, Age 15
FACE Youth Ambassador

I am excited to have the opportunity to gain work experience and leadership skills that can be applicable towards my future career! Thank you FACE!

Amanda, Age 18

Past Participant

Thanks to Youth @ Work, I was able to obtain some job experience. At the time, I had a lot of difficulty searching for a place to start gaining job experience and because of this program, I was able to do so.

Halena, Age 18

Current Participant

My experience working for the Youth @ Work intern was amazing! I learned so many more valuable life skills that will definitely help me out in my future and expand my knowledge of customer service, teamworking, leadership, problem-solving, communication, and so much valuable skills!


Program Partners

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