Job Skills Training Program
What is JST?
The Job Skills Training Program is for underserved women 18+ to remove barriers that prevent them access to education, technology skills and work experience specifically in business and technology sector where women are underrepresented.
Technology - Microsoft Office Suite- Excel Certification, Google Suite and new opt-in tech programs in project management and programming.
The program provides the next generation of female leaders with their first jobs in a professional setting (or virtual), which will empower them to work towards an established career. These women are also provided with a sisterhood that inspires women to stand in their power with confidence, and become strong leaders.
According to the National Science Foundation, Black and Latina women comprise just 2% of the U.S. science and engineering workforce compared to 51% of White men and 18% of White women.
Women accounted for 55% of the 22 million jobs lost in March and April 2020*
*According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Support & Building Skills
in the following areas:
Google Suite - Excel Certification, Office 365
SCRUM master and website development
Written and Verbal Communications Skills
Teamwork and professionalism
Critical thinking and Problem Solving
Mentorship and networking opportunities
Training focused on Administrative Assistant and Project Management skills leading to career paths such as:
JST 2021 Cohorts
Our program runs 4 days a week - Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, general live instruction for 2.5 hours and Saturday’s 2 hours of Microsoft Excel training, a total of 9 weeks. Additionally, students have the ability to opt-in to our technical program for 8 weeks.
Summer/Fall Session Dates
Aug 23rd- Oct 14th - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Opt-in Tech Program:
October 18th- December 9th - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Days of the Week
Mon, Tues, Thurs (JST Training) - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Sat (Microsoft Excel) - 10:00am - 1:00pm
50 Hours Professional Development
10 Hours General Office Technology
27 Hours of Excel Cert Prep
5 Hours Female Empowerment Events
Job Placement Services
6 Months (December 2021 - June 2022)
You must attend an info session to be
able to apply to this program.
Who can apply?
Females 18 + years old
High School Diploma or GED
Permission to work in the United States
Available during instruction hours
Access to computer and internet
Interested in administrative entry level roles towards a career paths in the business and technology sector