Career Source Training Opportunities
Keep your skills in high demand
Do you need to improve your skills to help you get a job? Career Source works with a variety of state-approved training programs to provide free or low-cost courses for eligible job seekers who are collecting unemployment or low-income.
Dislocated Worker Program - Are you unemployed? You may be eligible for free training. This federal program provides services to individuals receiving unemployment insurance.
Changes in Section 30: As long as the new Extended Unemployment Compensation Re-employment Assistance is in effect, if you are collecting unemployment (even if it has run out) and you are attending a training program on the approved list, you may apply for Section 30.
If you're approved for Section 30, you may collect unemployment for the entire time you're in training OR up to 26 weeks, whichever comes first.
Contact Myrna Kesselman at 617-661-7867 ext. 257 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the Dislocated Worker Program or Section 30.
Skilled Careers in Life Sciences Initiative (SCILS) - Have you thought about training for a life science career, but don't know where to start? Are you unemployed or underemployed? If you have some college credits, you may be eligible for free training to prepare you for a career as a Medical Lab Technician, Biological Technician, or Research Associate! Here's more information on the SCILS Initiative.
Low-income Adult Program - You may be eligible for free training if you meet Massachusetts low-income guidelines. Contact Roxana Menjivar at 617-884-4333 or email@example.com.
In-house Computer Training - We offer self-paced, instructor-assisted training in Microsoft Office and Quickbooks programs. Enrollment is ongoing. Classes are held from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Find more information here.
Instructor-assisted Computer Lab - We also offer four hours of fee-based instruction in Microsoft Office in our Computer Learning Lab. Instruction is tailored to your needs, and is scheduled mornings at your convenience. To schedule, contact Kelly Gollobin at 617-661-7867 ext. 228 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Microsoft Certification Exam - Microsoft certification will make you more marketable to employers. Contact Kelly Gollobin (contact information above) for details.
National Emergency Grant - You could be eligible for free training and job search assistance if you were laid off after September 1st, 2011 from one of the following companies: AdLife Healthcare LLC, Fidelity Investments, Fidelity National Information Services, National Grid USA Service Co., Hanscom Air Force Base, IAP Worldwide Services, Quantech Services, or Sun Life Financial. You may also qualify for this grant if you were laid off from AJ Wright after February 2011. Contact Myrna Kesselman at 617-661-7867 ext. 257 or email@example.com for details.
Unilever National Emergency Grant - You may also be eligible for free job search assistance and training if you were laid off from one of these companies: Unilever-Breyers Ice Cream, Biogen-Idec in Cambridge, Commercial Sheet Metal in Canton, Henkel-Billerica, Covidien, Reveal Imaging Technologies in Bedford, EDO Fiber Innovations/ITT in Walpole, International Power of America in Marlboro, Kelly Services in Quincy, Randstad in Boston, Aerotek in Braintree, or Total Technical Services in Waltham. For more information, contact Myrna Kesselman at 617-661-7867 ext. 257 or firstname.lastname@example.org.