Meet Jacqueline Iniguez
Jacqueline Iniguez, a Mira Costa High School graduate with no prior employment history, was attending UCLA with an interest in Political Science and Public Policy. She was connected to the South Bay One-Stop Center in Gardena and referred to a Work-Based Learning activity to increase her understanding of essential skills needed to secure employment in public service.
In collaboration with Meta (formally Facebook), Jacqueline was selected as a candidate for the Career Connections Fellowship program, which trains older youth in social media and digital marketing concepts to assist small businesses. Jacqueline completed a five-week industry training program and was placed with the Lomita Chamber of Commerce as a Digital Marketing Fellow.
Outcome and Benefits:
Upon her training completion, she was hired by the Lomita Chamber of Commerce as social media content designer/receptionist. Jacqueline continues to attend UCLA and is on track to complete her studies.