Career Jump Start

The PA CareerLink® Career Jump Start is a free program that will help you overcome the workforce issues that are holding you back and turn your career dreams into reality. Our trained career coach will guide you through what it takes to prepare for your chosen employment, get a job and even get promoted in the future!

Your personal career coach will help you get the skills and confidence you need to jump start your career and life. Your career coach will : 

  • Guide and work with you
  • Assist you in overcoming problems that stop you from working 
  • Develop a plan to tackle your short and long term career goals 
  • Teach you the steps and skills to move up the career ladder
  • Help you get manufacturing or healthcare career training 
  • Assist you in finding, getting and keeping your new job!

CHOOSE A CAREER PATH
Career Jump Start is serviced through GECAC and the training is delivered by Penn State.
Work at your own pace with instructor interaction, a discussion board, and availability of virtual office hours.

Injection Molding 
Introductory Certificate

  • Up to 10-weeks with two days of hands-on training. 
  • Learn the basics of injection molding and plastics terminology. 
  • Potential jobs include operators, process technicians, molding technicians, team leaders, inspectors, and sales and marketing staff members. 
Medical Office 
Associate Certificate

  • 8-weeks online course
  • Learn the basics of coding and billing and medical terminology. 
  • Potential jobs include physician’s  office assistant, medical secretary, or physical therapy office clerk.       

Career Jump Start Brochure Career Jump Start Brochure (1127 KB)

                     

Program Locations:

CLARION COUNTY

814.490.0961

UNION CITY/CORRY

814.455.9966 x652

CRAWFORD/WARREN COUNTIES

814.240.8119

ERIE COUNTY 
1647 Sassafrass Street, Erie, PA 16501 
814.455.9966 TTY: 814.871.4610 

OIL REGION 
255 Elm Street, Oil City, PA 16301 
814.678.5050 TTY: 814.584.2819