Talent Up Fairfax will help you find qualified temp-to-perm interns for work-based learning opportunities for hard-to-fill entry to mid-level positions in IT, Healthcare, Sales, and others at No Cost. It’s a WIN-WIN prospect for Fairfax County employers to recruit and hire potentially overlooked talent for these and other gateway positions.

To let us know if you are ready to create or expand the use of work-based learning in your business, please click the Interest Form link.

To post job opportunities for Talent Up Fairfax, contact us at talentupfairfax@vcwnorthern.com.

View our current Work-Based Learning opportunities through the Talent Up Fairfax program here.

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  • Any for-profit business or nonprofit organization with a physical presence in Fairfax County; excluding businesses in City of Fairfax and City of Falls Church.
  • Have entry- to mid-level jobs in fields such as:
    • Entry level IT
    • Professional sales and customer service
    • Administrative or program assistants
    • Accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing
    • Entry level health care
  • Ready to establish a work-based learning internship that pays a competitive wage.
  • Ready to consider Talent Up interns for hire.


  • Simple process and minimal paperwork.
  • Access to our network of 1,000+ skilled job seekers.
  • Internship wages and worker’s compensation paid by program.
  • Supplemental training and coaching provided to upskill interns.
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