Women Colleagues

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.

Ivory and Ash Grey Photo DIY Influencer

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. 

 
 
female-student-working-at-laptop-in-coll
Register for an Info Session
How did you hear about this program? (Check all that apply)
Info Session Dates

Thanks for submitting!

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:

  • Technical Skills

    • Google Suite - Excel Certification, Office 365 

    • SCRUM master and website development

  • Written and Verbal Communications Skills

  • Teamwork and professionalism 

  • Critical thinking and Problem Solving

  • Career Development 

  • Mentorship and networking opportunities 

  • Employment Services

  • Alumni Workshops

Training focused on Administrative Assistant and Project Management skills leading to career paths such as:

  • Project Management

  • Office Management

  • Administrative Coordinator 

  • Executive Assistant

  • Program Coordinator

  • Project Manager

  • Development Internships/Apprenticeships ​

Program Details

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

Core Program: 

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

Class Size

20 Participants

Course Breakdown

50 Hours Professional Development 

10 Hours General Office Technology

27 Hours of Excel Cert Prep

5 Hours Female Empowerment Events

s

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

Have questions?

Jannatul Yesmin

JST Program Coordinator

Jannatul@wei-ny.org

We need your support today!