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Workforce Development Institute Provide Free Career Training for Women

WISE

Women interested in a new career path in energy or construction fields can be eligible for free training provided by a partnership of leading utility companies and the new Rowan College at Burlington County Workforce Development Institute.

Women in Sustainable Employment (WISE) will provide women a weeklong, 32-hour training course in nontraditional employment opportunities available in energy and construction industries. Some of the positions include mechanic, plant operator, dispatcher and meterperson. This program has provided a new job to one in three women who participated in previous sessions.

The program will be held at Rowan College at Burlington County in Evans Hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 through Friday, Oct. 6.

Information sessions will be held:

  • Thursday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m., Mount Laurel Campus, Laurel Hall, Room 305
  • Saturday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m., Willingboro Center, Room 216
  • Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m., Willingboro Center, Room 216
  • Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m., Willingboro Center, Room 216
  • Friday, Sept. 9 at 9:30 a.m., Pemberton Campus, Parker Center, Room 321
  • Saturday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m., Mount Laurel Campus, Laurel Hall, Room 305

If you are interested in learning more about the Women in Sustainable Employment (WISE) program or to register for a free information session, please contact Janisa Lovelace at (609) 518-3900.