Below, we answer many of the most common questions we receive from individuals who are interested in participating in SJI’s programs. Please contact one of our Career Navigators for additional information: Healthcare or Manufacturing.

Q: What is required of me if I participate?
A: CareerConnect participants need to be motivated and committed to completing a rapid training program and entering the sector of their choice. Commitment is demonstrated through attendance at all trainings, meetings, and appointments and working through identified barriers with your Career Navigator.

Q: How long is the CareerConnect Program?
A: CareerConnect varies in length depending on the training path.

Q: Does SJI’s CareerConnect Program cost me anything?
A: No out-of-pocket expenses will be incurred by eligible participants. However, depending on your income level, you may need to work with your navigator to apply for financial aid and other funding.

Q: If I enter SJI’s program, will I be guaranteed a job in the end?
A: SJI makes every effort to create opportunities for each participant, working with committed employers and the college system to provide a network for our participants to opportunities. CareerConnect teaches participants job search techniques, including how to create a great resume and tips for a successful job interview.