ERIC Number: EJ647785
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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California Conservation Corps Offers Youth Career Development Opportunities.
Stanley, Sally M.
California Agriculture, v56 n2 p61-64 Mar-Apr 2002
A survey of 166 youth in the California Conservation Corps (CCC) examined the use of the CCC for career development. Thirty percent of those surveyed had not completed high school. About one-fourth of respondents hoped CCC would lead to a permanent career, but most had joined to develop their job skills and explore career opportunities. (TD)
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Conservation (Environment), Disadvantaged Youth, Dropouts, Education Work Relationship, High School Graduates, Job Skills, Nonschool Educational Programs, Service Learning, Youth Programs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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