Workplace English

Immigrant Workforce Program

Immigrant job seekers are invited to attend a 8-week career development program addressing the unique challenges English language learners face when seeking employment. Develop your vocabulary skills, get help with your resume, practice interviewing, and meet with employers. Offered in partnership with the Jewish Family and Community Services Career Development Center.

English for Hospital Service Roles

This 10-week class is for English language learners who want to work in positions including housekeeping, dietary, or warehouse roles. In this class, you will learn vocabulary and practice conversations you might have with customers, supervisors, and co-workers. Local employers will give presentations and offer interviews to participants. Participants will earn ServSafe certification. 

Business English

English language learners will develop important communication and business skills by completing 12-week blocks of concentrated study in four different topics related to professional English. Students will build community with one another while learning about and improving upon important cultural customs and vocabulary needed for working professionally in the United States. Topics include pronunciation & listening, business structure & vocabulary, communication & presentation skills, and job search skills. 

Student Spotlight: Idario
Idario was an agricultural engineer in his native Brazil until his son, Artur, was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness that required him to seek specialized care in the U.S. When Artur’s condition worsened, Idario realized that he would not be able to return home after treatment.
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