Workshops & Trainings

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

See if EMDC is a fit for you

Are you interested in learning how EMDC connects job seekers with training, employment and individualized career advising for free? To get connected with a Workforce Development Specialist, contact our Workforce Development team.

Daily Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9:00am-4:00pm

EMDC’s staff are always available during the work week to discuss how we can help. Stop in at a time most convenient to you. Or call 207-991-0147

Enroll & begin planning

Assessment Workshop
Wednesdays at 2:00pm on Zoom

After you attend our Information Session, you’ll be matched with a Workforce Development Specialist at EMDC. They will schedule you for an upcoming Assessment Workshop, where we’ll enroll you in EMDC’s services and work with you to figure out what your goals are.

  • Work with your Workforce Development Specialist to register

Industry specific trainings

Ongoing in-person and on Zoom
From online MAA courses, to in-person skills-based trades, to Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), these industry-specific trainings connect you with the certifications you need to pursue your career. These trainings are ongoing, and vary based on need. Contact your Workforce Development Specialist for info.

Training for people ages 16-24

Young Mainer’s Workforce Program
Are you between the ages of 16-24 and looking to start your career? Join us for this ongoing 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 is a virtual ongoing program with live and self-paced options. To learn more and see if you’re eligible to enroll, contact us today!

Prepare for your interview

Job Readiness Workshop
Thursdays at 1:00pm on Zoom
You’ve explored your career options and are now actively searching for a job. Join us as we welcome local employers and HR professionals to review topics including:

  • Interview preparation
  • Resume building
  • Tips for the application process
  • Individualized and peer-to-peer support

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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