Since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, career-related services offered by the partners of the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board have continued to evolve to meet the needs of employers and job seekers in Hunterdon and Somerset counties.
The Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Training Service Center at 27 Warren St., second floor, in Somerville is open for in-person, career-related services. Appointments are encouraged and customers who walk in will be accommodated as staffing levels permit. Appointment-only in-person career-related services are also available throughout the week at the Training Center at 6 Gauntt Place in Flemington. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 908-541-5780 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Appointment-only in-person career-related services are available at the Greater-Raritan One-Stop / Employment Services Center at 75 Veterans Memorial Drive, Somerville. To schedule an appointment, call 908-704-3000 or use this form.
All offices also continue to offer services through e-mail, phone and virtual platforms. In addition, a virtual orientation session for new customers of the Training Center is conducted on Fridays, and virtual career-webinars presented by the Training Center and the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board continue to be scheduled. Check out the GRWDB’s website calendar for the latest offerings. For more information, contact the GRWDB at 908-541-5790 or email@example.com.
Please note: all GRWDB Board and Committee meetings are being conducted virtually.
Look on the calendar for more information on all programs and meetings.
Construction Industry Career Day 2022 in Edison
May 31 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Through the collaboration of industry associations and their labor partners, Construction Industry Career Day 2022 will be conducted on May 31 and June 1 at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center at 97 Sunfield Ave, Edison, NJ 08837.
This two-day event showcases the construction industry’s educational opportunities and occupations, while providing participants with hands-on activities within many of the trades.
Tuesday, May 31, from 4 to 8 p.m. is open to the public and welcomes veterans, underemployed, unemployed, students, parents and those looking for a new career.
Wednesday, June 1st from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. is reserved for high school students. Registration for Wednesday will close at 4 p.m. April 30 or at capacity of 2,500.
Career exploration is vital for students and others looking to make informed decisions about their career and education options. This event is designed to provide to all who attend sufficient information regarding construction career options, educational requirements, stackable and transferable credentials, wage progressions and in some cases college credits.
There is no cost to attend. Face coverings will be required.
Both days will include hands-on demonstrations from New Jersey’s construction trades, as well as display booths for colleges, trade associations, federal and state agencies.
For more information and to register to attend on June 1, go to https://cicdnj.org.