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Young Adult Programs at DWD

Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a state-based national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who have serious barriers to graduation and/or employment.

Nationally, JAG has delivered consistent, compelling results – helping over one million young people stay in school through graduation, pursue postsecondary education and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities.

Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate is a critical secondary education program for high school graduates who are committed to delivering employer-recognized employability skills as they prepare to join today’s workforce.

The recognized employability skills are recognized and vetted by Hoosier employees, community based organizations and post-secondary education institutions. These skills are designed to encourage students to meet the benchmarks that will assist them in their college or career goals.

Connect with a WorkOne Career Center

WorkOne Career Centers are the heart of the Indiana workforce development system.

These centers are located across the state to help Hoosiers prepare for a new or better job, select the right career, access training or to provide information to help them succeed in today’s job market.

Additional Young Adult Resources

Adult Education

Learn more about Adult Education services by contacting your local WorkOne Career Center or Adult Education Provider.
Get additional training beyond high school

High School Equivalency

Are you in need of earning your high school diploma or high school equivalency? Learn more on how to connect to a Completion Program Partner in your area.
Get your High School Equivalency

Employability skills

What skills are employers saying are essential to success? Access the Common Employability Skills to learn more.
Develop Employability Skills


Get involved in your community and develop connections and professional skills along the way.
Get involved with Serve Indiana

Joining the Military

Ever consider serving your country? Use the link to learn more about joining the military.
Learn about joining the military

Other Assistance Programs

Need some additional help? Use the link to learn more about other assistance programs that can benefit you.
Learn about other assistance programs

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.