Community College of Rhode Island

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Contact Information

Lynn Watterson
Program Coordinator

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. A 12-week session will begin April 6 in Warwick. 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

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

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Last Updated: 3/30/15