7 Job Training Programs That Will Boost Your Career
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7 Job Training Programs That Will Boost Your Career

Job hunting can feel like such a Goldilocks experience at times… Some roles you have too much experience for, others not enough. So stumbling upon a job listing that you’re perfectly qualified for and excited about? Well, that’s pretty serendipitous.

To help make the search a little less complicated, we found the best training programs and fellowships that’ll allow you to learn on the job and transition into a field you’re passionate about so you don’t have to get too caught up in the qualifications.

Take a peek at the listings we found in finance, media, nursing, politics, public relations, art, and more that’ll launch you into your dream career.

Job Training Programs And Fellowships

Financial Consultant Acceleration Program, Fidelity Investments

Fidelity offers accelerated training programs in various markets so you can develop your sales chops and financial service skills with their expertise and oversight. Expect dedicated mentorship and support in securing the licenses you need to rise in your field.

Editorial Fellowship, Atlantic Media

Kicking off in New York in January, this year-long program is for highly ambitious recent college grads who are committed to a career in media. Editorial Fellowship opportunities could include blogging, branded content, copy editing, event content creation, fact-checking, multimedia editing, podcast production, reporting, research, social media, and video production. If interested, be sure to get your application in by October 28, 2019.

Hospitality Aide, CNA Training Program, Sierra Ridge Health and Wellness Suites

Begin your healthcare career as a certified nursing assistant through this fast-paced, five-week training program. This opportunity is available in Reno, NV, and will cover course fees and testing costs while simultaneously offering employment as a hospitality aide. Once you pass your CNA certification test, you’ll be transitioned to a CNA role and can start earning a more competitive wage.

Fellowship, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Paper Conservation is a two-year advanced postgraduate fellowship at the de Young and Legion of Honor museums beginning in January of 2020. With an annual compensation of $50,000, the Fellow is expected to work collaboratively with curators and other conservators to gain experience in all aspects of conservation encountered in a large museum setting, including activities related to treatment, exhibition, installation, loans, preventive care, documentation, and public programs. The fellow will also be tasked with developing and carrying out a research project for publication and presentation.

Women’s Rights Legislative Fellowship, Congressional Progressive Caucus Center

The CPC Center is a nonprofit in Washington, D.C. looking for a Women’s Rights Fellow for placement in a congressional office. It’s a paid, six-month opportunity for those with experience in policy or advocacy but little work experience on the Hill. You’ll gain exposure to legislative processes and procedures and opportunities to interact with constituents and issue stakeholders. The Fellow will also gain access to networking events and a speaker series to enrich their educational experience.

2020 Edelman Immersion Program

This twelve-month rotational program is offered in Edelman’s Chicago office and is intended for those looking to gain broad experience in the global communications industry. Fast-track your PR career through high-quality assignments related to corporate storytelling, advisory services, creative and planning practices, and other departments. Mentorship opportunities and lunch and learn events are other perks of the program.

Environment America State Policy Fellowship

If you’re passionate about protecting our climate, wildlife, and other natural resources, then this Austin-based opportunity might be for you. You’ll get invaluable experience running a grassroots campaign office (and managing a staff of 20 canvassers), cultivating donors, lobbying elected officials, and more. Environment America also offers a training program to help with advancement opportunities.