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FREE work readiness camp for ages 16-21

iCareer is a FREE program to help prepare transition-age students for employment.

The Arc Jacksonville Academy’s iCareer prepares transition-age students, 16-21 years old, for competitive employment. Three sessions are held this summer. Each session is Monday through Friday, from 9am – 4pm with a one hour break for lunch.

Tentative Upcoming Sessions

All sessions are Monday-Friday, 9am – 4pm.

Sessions will focus on the following areas

Session 1
June 8-19, 2020

Self-Advocacy Training, Postsecondary Educational Training, and Work-Based Learning Experiences

Session 2
July 6-17, 2020
Job Exploration Counseling, Work Readiness, and Work-Based Learning Experiences

Session 3
July 20-31, 2020

Self-Advocacy Training & Postsecondary Educational Counseling

Students may attend multiple sessions.


  • Must be between 16-21 years old
  • Must be a student with a disability enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary education program

Participation Requirements

In order to attend iCareer, you must go through Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor and obtain a referral.

If you currently have an active status with VR, contact your counselor and let them know that you would like to participate in The Arc Jacksonville?s iCareer program and would like a referral sent to The Arc Jacksonville.

If you do not have an active status with VR, you must fill out and submit a STAR Referral Form. Forms can be submitted to

Once submitted an accepted and intake interview will be scheduled. You will then be assigned a VR Counselor who you will tell that you would like to attend The Arc Jacksonville?s iCareer program.

Please submit this form to VR as soon as possible. iCareer is free IF you go through VR. If a STAR Referral Form is not submitted and a referral is not obtained from VR, iCareer costs?$3,360 per two-week session.


Each session is held at both Downtown and Village locations. On the application, please indicate which location you would like to attend for the entire session.

The Arc Jacksonville Downtown
1050 North Davis Street, 32209

The Arc Jacksonville Village
3675 Kirbo Way, 32224

Contact Information

iCareer is Vocational Rehabilitation funded Career Camp?