Workshops & Trainings

These free virtual workshops guide job seekers as they learn, grow and pursue education, training or meaningful employment.

Young Mainer’s Workforce Academy

Ongoing 7-week academy
Are you between the ages of 16-24 and looking to start your career? Join us for this 7-week virtual training to learn about career and education opportunities while earning a paycheck. We’ll explore careers with employers who are hiring in your area (industries include healthcare, IT & skilled labor, and change depending on your interests) and offer training tailored towards your interests. This 7-week course is an ongoing Academy. To learn more and see if you’re eligible to enroll, contact Leah.

Career Exploration Workshop

Tuesdays at 10:00am on Zoom
Are you looking for a job opportunity and/or training in a local, high-wage, in-demand field? Join EMDC to discuss employment and/or training opportunities, with topics including: beginning career planning, resources, advantages, and next steps.

Information Session

Tuesdays at 11:00am on Zoom
Are you interested in learning how EMDC connects job seekers with training, employment and individualized career advising for free? During this Info Session we answer questions and connect you with a Workforce Development Specialist. This workshop is ideal for new EMDC clients, people and businesses who are considering working with EMDC, and partners.

Healthcare Connection Workshop

Wednesdays at 10:00am on Zoom
People in the healthcare industry or those that are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare join us weekly for topics including: Healthcare guest speakers including employers and educators, education and job training resources, peer to peer support.

  • This workshop is on hold while we create a curriculum for our winter 2020 series. Stay tuned for more information!

Job Readiness Workshop

Thursdays at 1:00pm on Zoom
In this workshop we help active job seekers find a job as soon as possible with support from guest speakers that include HR professionals at local employers. Topics include: Interview preparation, resume building, tips for the application process, and question & answer sessions.

Maine CareerCenter Workshops

EMDC continues to connect people with job training opportunities through a partnership with Maine Department of Labor‘s Maine CareerCenters by offering free online workshops.

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