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SJI Leads National Webinar on College and Career Navigation

SJI Leads National Webinar on College and Career Navigation

The ABCs of College Navigation: Supporting Attainment of Degrees and Credentials

SJI led a free webinar on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (11 AM — 12:30 PM, PST)

As skill requirements increase for well-paying work, industry-recognized credentials are ever more necessary for workers to become economically secure. At the same time, employers in growing industries have difficulty finding skilled workers, even during times of high unemployment. Unfortunately, many students who enter college programs are not adequately prepared or supported to succeed. Others never ...

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SJI Releases College Attainment Tools

SJI Releases College Attainment Tools

Seattle Jobs Initiative releases new tools for the community to help people prepare for, access, and persist in college

FOR THE COMMUNITY — BY THE COMMUNITY

SJI is pleased to announce the release of two new tools designed to advance the efforts of community-based providers in assisting low-income and low-skill residents to prepare for, access, and persist in college on their way to obtaining a credential and a better-paying career. SJI developed these tools over the course of the past year with ...

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Celebrating 15 Years: 2012

Celebrating 15 Years: 2012

We?re proud to be marking 15 years of opening doors to living-wage careers this year.

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Why the Need?

Why the Need?

Did you know that 25% of Seattle residents live below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level? SJI helps people acquire the skills they need to advance out of poverty.

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Employer Involvement

Employer Involvement

Through partnerships with active and engaged local employers, SJI provides participants with key performance skills training, mentorships with dedicated industry professionals, and the opportunity to participate in internships ? which in many cases can be a springboard into a full-time position.

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