Community College of Rhode Island

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Contact Information

Lynn Watterson
Program Coordinator
401-455-6042
lpwatterson@ccri.edu

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 12-week program. There is no cost for participants and there are no income eligibility guidelines. Sessions begin in January and September.

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

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

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Last Updated: 10/21/14