Working in America

Working in AmericaDo you need to improve your English so that you can enroll in college or find a better job?

Why not do both at the same time!  With Working in America, you can:

  • Improve your  English
  • Enroll in free short-term job training
  • Prepare for interviews
  • Gain work skills that employers want.


Want to learn more?  Click on the questions below.





Who can enroll?

  • Must be at least 16 years of age and not enrolled in a public/private school
    • CMS students between 16 - 17 years of age must be withdrawn from CMS for four months before they can enroll.  Click here for information on minors.
  • Be eligible to work in the US and interested in job training
  • Have a photo ID
  • Must score at Advanced ESL levels on placement test


How long does it take?

The program runs from 16 - 32 weeks depending on the job training you select.  Many job training programs run 16 weeks or less.  Scholarships are available to cover tuition and books.

How do I enroll?

  • Your first step is to attend an information session to learn more about the program.  For a list of upcoming dates, click here.