The demand for healthcare professionals to identify and support the nation’s growing behavioral/mental health challenges is more critical than ever, and healthcare professionals of all kinds are facing new and unique challenges in primary care and community settings. Futuro Health provides a training program for behavioral health micro-credentials.
Community Health Workers (CHW) with a behavioral health emphasis is one of the fastest-growing jobs in America because CHWs play such an important role in the health of people and communities. Futuro Health provides training to become a Community Health Worker.
Calbright College is designed to focus on careers, not credentials. Adult learners work toward career readiness and can start their program at any time, and work around their own schedule, at their own pace. The curriculum includes Medical Coding, IT, Cybersecurity, “Transition to Technology: Customer Relationship Management Platform Administration” (pilot program).
The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) provides an opportunity for college students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer. The goals of NREIP are to encourage participating college students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN. The Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey is one of the participating DoN laboratories.
The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) provides an opportunity for high school students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer. The goals of SEAP are to encourage participating high school students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further their education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN. The Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey is one of the participating DoN laboratories.
This program is provided by Coursera with content created by Johns Hopkins University and Google. It will provide the learner with the knowledge and skills relevant to the role of a Health IT Specialist, specifically in the roles of the Help Desk Analyst and End User Computer Support. The program will take 5-7 months to complete and once passed, the student with receive a Google IT support specialist certificate and enable your eligibility to take the Comp TIA A+ Certification.
Watsonville, Aptos, Santa Cruz Adult Education (WASCAE) has multiple trainings in health care careers including Certified Nurse Assistant Program, Healthcare-Personal Care Assistant, Home Health Aide, Medical Terminology, and Continuing Education Units for Certified Nurse Assistant, and more.
Seeking hands-on experience, exposure & connections in the health field? Health Career Connection (HCC) has opportunities for undergraduates and recent college graduates. Learn how HCC inspires and empowers the next generation of diverse health professionals and leaders.
Walmart employees can earn a college degree, skilled trade diploma, professional certificate, or your high school diploma using your Walmart benefit. Gain valuable, in-demand skills in as few as 10 months in the following industries: Industrial and Facilities Maintenance, Electrical, Plumbing, Construction, HVAC/R, and more!
What To Be is radio show and podcast hosted by Your Future Is Our Business, a Santa Cruz non-profit that helps students explore careers. Listen to interviews that highlight the careers of inspirational people in Santa Cruz County and learn what their jobs are really like!
The American Red Cross Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Rotational Program is a three-year development program designed to offer recent MBA, MPA, MA, and MPP graduates a paid, full-time employment opportunity that leads to mission-critical positions within the organization.
Cabrillo College’s newly launched Community Health Worker (CHW) Program trains and certifies students to work in the fields of public health, health care, and social services. You can earn a Certificate of Achievement in as few as two semesters! Job opportunities are expanding for these front line health professionals, with the majority of growth being in public health departments and community-based organizations.
Institute for Business & Technology (IBT) programs prepare students for in-demand, technical careers in Medical Assisting, Lab Assistant, EKG Technician, Phlebotomist, Medical Biller/Coder/Office Specialist, Ultrasound TechMassage Therapy, HVAC Technicians, and Electricians.
The Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) is an eight-month remote internship program for U.S. citizen students, college-level and above, who would like to make a real difference in the work of the U.S. government. Since 2009, thousands of eInterns have expanded the efforts of the U.S. government, working remotely from their school, dorm room, apartment, local library or coffee shop – wherever they happen to be! Virtual interns work only on unclassified projects
A website is designed to help you understand the 12-county Bay Area region’s labor market needs for a targeted group of middle-skills occupations.
Career Pathways Program (CPP) was developed to provide students with practical experience related to their classroom learning.This is an outstanding opportunity for high school and college students to experience what it is like to work inside a hospital, featuring three pathways: business services, retail management, clinical services.
Located in Silicon Valley, JobTrain offers career training for 6 different pathways at no cost to students: Carpentry, Construction, Culinary Arts, IT Support Services, Medical Assistant, & Nursing Assistant.
Located at the Monterey Peninsula College Public Safety Training Center in Seaside, CA, the Monterey Peninsula College Firefighter 1 Academy provides students with the State Fire Marshal’s Office / State Fire Training educational requirements for certification as a Firefighter 1.
Get trained for a career you’ll love. Center for Employment Training (CET) teaches you the skills needed to land a job in your chosen field. They provide the training and support to help students of all backgrounds succeed in work and life. With locations in Watsonville, Salinas, and Soledad, you can find 13 training programs in the Monterey Bay region.
The purpose of the Health Workforce Initiative (HWI) is to identify health care workforce needs and cultivate solutions. The role of the HWI is to facilitate a community college response to workforce needs. The site includes an interactive map for students to find health career programs and an inventory of regional programs.
The Santa Cruz County Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) provides students with the opportunity to acquire career training and technical skills that prepare them for success in a changing workplace and continuing education. CTEP, a Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredited program of the Santa Cruz County Office of Education offered in cooperation with county high school districts and the local business community provides job training for youth 16 and older and some adults (currently restricted to a few programs).
Defib This! in Santa Cruz offers Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course to provide students with an academic and working knowledge to successfully pass the NREMT exam, and become state certified to provide basic life support patient care. The course provides the basic concepts of emergency care needed to function as an EMT. This class will be helpful for other healthcare fields and is a prerequisite for the Paramedic course.
This pathway teaches the skills and knowledge students need to pursue a full range of career opportunities in health science and medical technology, from entry-level to management as well as technical and professional career specialties.
Multi-year state program designed to provide all CA Community Colleges with the opportunity to implement Guided Pathways for the purpose of significantly improving student outcomes.