Career Ready Fellowship

Pathways for Equity Program: unlocking career pathways for women impacted by the criminal legal system


The Career Ready Fellowship track involves working with employers in target cities and states. The employers can be identified by The LOHM or by the women. The Career Ready Fellowship Track involves a 12-month commitment that includes 3-months of weekly workshops, career exploration and planning, continuing education resources, mentoring, and career transition support.

To be considered for this track, women must meet the eligibility criteria listed below and complete a program application.

Fellowship Overview

Phase 1:

  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Strategic Career Planning
  • Stipends for 3 Months

Phase 2:

  • Continuing Education Scholarship
  • Mentoring
  • Career Transition Support

Phase 3:

  • Employment with Employer Partners
  • Direct Hire, Internship, Apprenticeship, or
  • 6-month Customized P4E Fellowship

Meet the Fellows

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Career Ready Fellowship Eligibility

For the Career Ready Fellowship, we are looking for women who have:

  • Received reentry support for at least six (6) months if they were directly impacted by incarceration;
  • A stable living environment, reliable transportation (personal or public);
  • Interest in working for an employer;
  • Experience with Microsoft or Google software digital skills at the intermediate level of proficiency;
  • At least three years of work experience;
  • Strong communication, organization, time management, and leadership skills;
  • Experience using a desktop or laptop computer, and access to stable internet;
  • Availability to attend weekly workshops on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 pm (Eastern Time).

If you meet the eligibility criteria for the Career Ready Fellowship, please complete the online application at Pathways4Equity Application. Processing steps include an application prescreen, readiness assessment, and a group interview. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (see page 2). For additional information, contact Arlene Benavidez, Program Director, .

Frequently Asked Questions
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