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Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Larimer County Workforce Center

Meet Curystin

Workforce Challenge

Curystin had previous internship placements before being placed in an internship where she explored her desired career path of working with people in need. After being placed in several children-oriented position,s she didn't feel that age group was quite the fit for her. Curystin knew she wanted to work in a position where she could help others but didn't feel the positions she had been previously placed in were right for her.

Workforce Solution

During an internship site selection meeting, Curystin said she would like to try working at a site that offered elderly care. While in her internship at an adult day program for seniors suffering from dementia, Curystin found her calling!

Outcomes & Benefits

Since Curystin's internship placement she has enrolled in certified nurse aide training and hopes to find a job working as an in-home health care professional. Curystin's internship afforded her a hands-on learning experience where she has discovered her passion and is able to focus her career path in a direction that can lead to self-sufficiency.

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