Careers & Education in America

Upwardly Global – Nonprofit organization that helps highly-skilled immigrants reclaim their careers in the United States.

Adult Continuing Education of Stamford
369 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT
(203) 977-4209

J.M. Wright Tech
120 Bridge St, Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 324-7363

Urban League of Southwestern Connecticut
Empower individuals and families and  create brighter future
2777 Summer St, Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 327-5810

Careers & Job Skills


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DigitalLearn - Short technology presentations, especially for those who are new to computers or need a refresher. Includes tutorials on Windows 10, Email, and Google Maps.

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Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.

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Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. - Search for nonprofit organizations and clubs in categories such as business and trade, governmental and legal, cultural and educational, veterans, sports and althletics, and celebrity fan clubs.

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Learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more— offers more than 300 topics, including more than 6,000 lessons, more than 2,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.

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In addition to listing the latest jobs, Glassdoor provides company ratings and reviews, salary and benefits reports, and vocational guidance.

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globalEDGE - A knowledge portal that connects international business professionals to a wealth of learning resources. Includes detailed, up-to-date commerce and trade information on countries around the world, and online courses for exporters and other business people.

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A worldwide employment website that offers access to millions of job listings. Their site pulls millions of job listings from various sources such as websites, job boards, staffing firms, associations and company career pages. 

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Careers & Education Community Resources

Local Veterans Employment Representatives

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Reemployment services from trained staff at American Job Centers aimed at getting veterans into the workforce. Among the  staff are representatives funded by the Jobs for Veterans State  Grant (JVSG) program, which offers assistance to veterans interested in receiving specialized services.

Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeship Programs

Paid on-the-job training program subsidized by the Connecticut Department of Labor. The program combines classroom instruction and on the job training. Apprenticeships generally range from one to four years and at the completion, the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship Training provides a portable training credential. 

American Job Centers

American Job Centers

American Job Centers provide workforce assistance to both customer and employers. Services focus on trainings for the workforce and helping businesses find potential employees.

Platform to Employment

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A preparatory program for job seekers which includes skills assessments, career readiness workshops, employee assistance programs and more. Career coaches work with participants to leverage their professional experience and to develop effective job search strategies. Upon completion, P2E helps participants find open positions at local companies and offers a trial work experience.


1000 Lafayette Blvd.
Suite 501
Bridgeport, CT 06604
United States

(203) 610-8532