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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, advanced manufacturing 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.

This program is free and does not have income guidelines.

Upcoming Class Schedules include:

Day Program begins Apr 3, 2017, Warwick

Information Sessions will be held:

Wed, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Mar 15, 2017, Room 1134, Warwick

Thu, 2 - 4 p.m., Mar 23, 2017, Room 1130, Warwick

Mon, 12 - 2 p.m., Mar 27, 2017, Room 1128, Warwick

Job Search Workshops

Be prepared for the upcoming seasonal hiring events!

On Line Presence
Wed, 6 - 8 p.m., Mar 29, 2017, Room 200, Newport

How to Get an Interview
Sat, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Apr 1, 2017, Room 200, Newport   

Interviewing for Success
Mon, 3 - 5 p.m., Apr 3, 2017, Room 200, Newport

For more information and to register for an orientation, contact Lynn Watterson, career pathways coordinator, at 401-455-6042 or

*Program is funded by the Rhode Island Department of Education.

Contact Information

Lynn Watterson
Program Coordinator

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Last Updated: 3/1/17