What is the Career Access Lab?
The Career Access Lab (CAL) provides comprehensive career readiness support to job seekers and those looking to advance their careers.
CAL’s 15-week Program Includes:
- Resume workshops and events
- Introduction to LinkedIn
- Tips on setting up your online job search
- Networking skills and events
- Community Resources
- Elevator Pitch
- Guide to U.S. work culture
- Cover letter workshops
- Mock interview skills and event
After Completing the Program, Participants Will Have:
- An up-to-date and well-constructed U.S. resume
- A well-written cover letter
- Experienced a mock interview
- Accounts on reputable job search and professional networking sites, such as LinkedIn and Indeed
- The right tools needed to find meaningful work and career advancement
Find Additional Resources to Support Your Career:CAL Career Resource Directory
Motivated Job Seekers Interested in Enrolling in CAL:
The Intake Process:
Once we have received your CAL Registration Request, we will follow up with an email to schedule an over the phone interview.
This begins the Intake Process, which will be followed with an in-person interview, to further discuss your educational background as well as career goals.
Please note: during COVID-19, the intake interview will be held virtually using the Zoom meeting platform.
The Career Access Lab is a 15-Week Program, that follows a Winter and Spring academic calendar.
Please complete an interest form to receive more information on the next cohort, which will begin in March 2022.
Important information to note:
- After you have completed the CAL interest form, you will be contacted to begin the intake process for the next cohort.
- Once accepted into the program, you can expect to be enrolled in a cohort scheduled to begin in 2022.
- If the Winter class schedule does not align with your personal schedule, or perhaps you’ve missed the Winter deadline, you may be enrolled in the Spring program.
- The intake process for the Spring cohort will begin in January of 2022, and classes can be expected to begin in March of 2022.
Please complete this form to be contacted about enrollment in the CAL Program:CAL Interest Form Fall 2021
Questions? Call 781-395-2374
Now Recruiting Volunteers to Support the 2022 Career Groups
Are you interested in helping local immigrants reach their career goals?
Do you have relevant personal job search experience, or have you worked in HR or in the career services field?
Volunteers are needed to support learners enrolled in our 2022 Career Group Program! Opportunities include providing one-to-one support during one of our CAL events, or attending one or more meetings of our Career Group Program to provide support and share your experience with CAL learners. co-facilitating one or more units of our Career Group program.
For more information, and to connect with Julia Mason, CAL Program facilitator, please complete this form:Volunteer with CAL
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