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Project GAP

Project GAP provides educational and supportive services to disconnected young adults ages 18-24, including women with dependent children, the long-term unemployed, single parents, foster care participants, high school dropouts, court-referred individuals, and academically at-risk ECSU students. 

Project GAP will recruit participants in its 21-county service area in partnership with local companies, NCWorks, other local educational entities, public housing, and faith and community-based organizations. Program elements include a short-term, on-campus residential experience where participants will receive academic and vocational assessments followed by educational remediation as needed, hands-on training, career counseling, industry tours, employer recruitment, and job placement. Participants will have access to a comprehensive system of supports provided during program participation and after program completion. We are an additional resource to career services within educational institutions, employers, and other organizations. Our program is completely free. We offer workshops including career exploration, educational goals, life skills, communication skills, and more.

  • Career Exploration
  • Education Exploration
  • Free Virtual Financial Coaching
  • Personal Branding & Communication,
  • Resume Writing
  • Professional Attire
  • Interviewing (virtual & in-person)
  • Proper Work Conduct & Code-Switching
  • Golden LEAF Foundation
  • NC Works
  • Northeastern Workforce Development Board
  • Employers throughout the state
  • Several Community Colleges
  • Sentara Albemarle Health
  • Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation
  • EC Health and Rehabilitation
  • ACE Academy
  • Community Agencies

Project GAP offers a variety of services to designed to bring participants/students and employers together. Developing partnerships with employers is an essential role of Project GAP. To discuss how Project GAP participants/students can assistance your organization, please email us.

Project GAP looks forward to spending time in your classroom, department meeting, or organization event. We are available to speak on a variety of career related topics. Please complete the request form, to request a presentation. Request should be made at least 2-3 weeks in advance of the desired presentation date.

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Contact Us

Project GAP
Griffn Hall

(252) 335-3287