HCC to Launch Free Job Skills Training Program in Partnership with Verizon

TAMPA, Fla. – Hillsborough Community College (HCC) will launch a free training program in partnership with Verizon to boost in-demand job skills and workplace connection. The program will have multiple offerings through the fall of 2022. The first cohort will begin on September 14 and run through October 31.

The innovative program will offer flexible learning formats, build industry experience and develop the most sought-after aptitudes needed for in-demand fields. Topics for the program include communication, problem-solving, collaboration, leadership, networking and more. Individuals who complete the training will be paired with a mentor, job shadow and/or be placed in an internship with local companies. Limited need-based scholarships for unpaid intern placement are available.

This program will target underserved, in-need populations, and engage in robust services to support a minimum of 250 participants seeking to enter or reenter the workforce.

For more information and registration, please visit hccfl.edu/academics/lets-get-2-work.

Hillsborough Community College serves over 48,000 students annually at its five campuses located throughout Tampa Bay. The College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information, visit hccfl.edu.

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