Archive for 'Student Success Stories'

New Video: Roland’s Story

March 20, 2013

SJI is proud to share another one of our inspiring student success story videos: Roland’s Story.

Before Roland found the SJI Welding program, he was looking for a good job that could provide him with, as he says so genuinely, “a vocational voice and financial freedom”. Up until that point, he had been working in shorter-term welding jobs here and there, but he found it was becoming harder and harder to pick up jobs without ...

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New Video! SJI Celebrates 15 Years by Sharing Our Story

December 6, 2012

Seattle Jobs Initiative is proud to present our 15th Anniversary Video! Learn about Seattle Jobs Initiative’s mission and work, hear from community-based agency partners and employers about the value of partnership with SJI, and be inspired by success stories from several of our program graduates — who describe the challenges faced before participating in the SJI program, their experiences during the program, and the positive changes in their lives since.


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MBIT Student Success Story: Meet Wendell

Before he started the SJI Medical Business Information Technology (MBIT) program in Spring 2012, Wendell was working as an on-call medical interpreter in local clinics, helping patients communicate medical staff and physicians. But the work was part-time and sporadic ? and Wendell knew he needed education and job skills to be able to transition into a full-time career.

Wendell’s experience with the SJI program has been one of meeting the challenges of being a college student, but ...

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New Participant Video Online Now!

SJI is proud to share our latest participant video, “Dede’s Story”! When Dede started the SJI Medical Business Information Technology (MBIT) program back in January 2012, she was searching for a way to move her life and the life of her family forward. Her story is a great example of how the SJI program can help people transition from job skills training to internship to full-time jobs. Not only does her training and experience offer ...

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New SJI Participant Video Now Online!

We’re so pleased to share our newest participant video “Michael’s Story”. Whether it be making the community safer through top-notch welding skills or providing a good life and a good example for his son, Michael?s story showcases how the SJI program can allow individuals to reach their greater potential through skills training, continuing education ? and at the end of the day, by empowering people to achieve their goals and take steps to better their lives. ...

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