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Job Partner FAQs

1. How does the Pretty Tech Co-op Program work?

Pretty Tech places a Hub in your school or local business. The Hub is a small booth where students can showcase their tech skills.

3. What is the annual fee?

The is no fee to host a Pretty Tech Hub.

5. How are students prepared for their Co-op jobs?

Students participate in a combination of in-school, after-school, online workshops and courses dependent on their career track.

6. How large does a Job Partner organization need to be to participate?

Job Partner organizations range in size from small offices to large multi-national corporations.

7. What responsibilities do Job Partners have?

Job Partners have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide a positive working environment for each student, with clear instructions and regular feedback.
  • Assign an on-site supervisor who believes in the program to oversee the students.
8. How do students get to work each week?

All students are required to have reliable transportation to participate in the Pretty Tech Co-op Program.

9. Who supervises the students at work?

An on-site supervisor at the Job Partner company will guide and support students at work. Pretty Tech staff will coordinate with High School WBL coordinators to provide the necessary guidance, training, and care that students need to succeed in the workplace. All disciplinary actions are conducted by high school WBL staff.

10. How are worker issues or disciplinary actions handled?

We ask that companies work with on-site supervisors and the students assigned WBL coordinators to resolve issues with students. Although it rarely happens, a student can be re-assigned if necessary, and another student will take his or her place.

11. Are there any labor issues with hiring 16 and 17 year olds?

Minors 16 and 17 years of age have no state or federal law work hour restrictions.

12. Are there any labor issues with hiring 16 and 17 year olds in an Industrial Environment?

Jobs may be conducted in an industrial setting if they are not considered hazardous by law. A detailed list of hazardous conditions for 16 and 17 year olds are included here starting on page 8.

13. Can students work during school breaks?

Yes, it is possible to hire the students during school breaks. Students can work for 20-30 hours when school is not in session. It is up to students and job partners to coordinate schedules.

14. How do we get started?

Please contact the Pretty Tech Team at (404) 692-2305 or hello@prettytech.org

15. Is there a program for boys?

Our program is available for both girls and boys. We allow whoever is interested in the program to apply and support bringing awareness to the lack of girls in tech.

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