Youth in our Career Coaching program gain valuable insight into their futures. Career Coaching is open to any young person age 18 - 24. We work with each youth to design a custom career plan and to help them achieve their business or career goals. 


Our Career and Business coaching program is a long-term approach to working with students over the course of several months. If you or someone you know is interested in getting short-term help with resumes, cover letters, or practice interviews then please visit our Career Resources Page.  


“I was pregnant, living in a shelter, and struggling to find a job. Step It Up coached me through an internship, helped me study for my Oregon Food Handlers test, and gave me  the confidence I needed to find a job."

Ciarra / Catering Assistant / SIU Youth 

“Step It Up helped me find a paid marketing internship."

Amanda / Summer Internship / SIU Youth

Step It Up helped me create and scale my own photography business. 

Patrick, Step It Up Mentee