Contact InformationLynn Watterson
Free Career Pathways for the 21st Century Program
This no-cost program offers career exploration and skills improvement for adults interested in training for a career in one of the state's high-demand industry sectors, including health care, hospitality, information technology and more.
The program provides:
- instruction in math, reading and writing for the workplace.
- work experiences including job shadows, tours and informational interviews and internships.
- case management services.
- career coaching that includes referral to appropriate training, job search strategies, and development of a long-term career and educational plan.
Participants will spend 20 hours each week in the program. An eight-week session will begin in Newport in February, and a twelve-week session will begin in April in Providence. There is no cost for participants and there are no income eligibility guidelines.
For more information and to register for an orientation, contact Lynn Watterson, career pathways coordinator, at 401-455-6042 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Program is funded by the Rhode Island Department of Education.