Youth Career Connect is a partnership between our Central Oregon High Schools, Local Businesses, COIC, and East Cascades Works to help young people kickstart their careers, and local employers train our future workforce. 

  • Connects teens and young adults (16-21) to local internships through our online portal : The Talent Hub
  • Offers employability support services via mentorship and training
  • Provides support services to navigate barriers

Click the buttons below to create your FREE Talent Hub account to get started! 
Or contact your regional internship specialist.

​Sarah Cochran, Program Coordinator

La Pine Internship Specialist

Contact us

Telephone 541-213-0684

East Cascades Works

334 NE Hawthorne Ave.
Bend, Oregon 97701


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Youth Career Connect! 

Madelyn Bell
Jefferson County Internship Specialist

Daniel Seddiqui
Redmond Internship Specialist

East Cascades Works is an equal opportunity employer, primarily financed with funds provided through the Higher Education Coordinating Commission and from the U.S. Department of Labor. Auxiliary aids and services and alternate formats are available to individuals with disabilities, TTY/TDD – dial 711 toll free relay service or access online at  Language services are available at no cost to individuals with limited English proficiency upon request.  

Greg Bender
Bend Internship Specialist