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International Institute of New England: Boston
  • 2 Boylston St, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02109
  • 617-695-9990
  • Education | English as a Second or Other Language
English for Employment (remote program)
Program activities:

A comprehensive job readiness course. Content is geared toward the English communication skills of the client. Class levels range from SPL 0 – SPL 6 (Student Performance Levels 0-6 as define by the National Reporting System). All four skills are addressed in the program (Reading, Writing Listening and Speaking).

Technology is incorporated into all aspects of the program –aide in the quality of instruction delivery, improvement of communication skills, gains in digital literacy and positive employment outcomes.

Job readiness components include: basic resume and cover letter writing; filling out applications (paper and online); understanding job postings paper and digital); asking about job openings and following up on applications; interview practice; workers’ rights and American work culture. Clients participate in quarterly interview practice and receive feedback on their performance, attend job fairs and open houses and meet regularly with an employment specialist who assists them in their job search.

Program is offered in: English
Participant demographics:

Non-Native Speakers of English with Limited English Proficiency, 18 and above

Anticipated number of SNAP participants per year: 200
Information About Program Hours: “Full time” program is 15 hours per week. “Part time” program is 5 hours per week.
Program duration: 15 weeks
Rolling Admission: Yes
Number of cycles: 3
Program start dates: 7/8/2024
Sample schedule:
HoursActivity TypeMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
10:00am-2:00pmEnglish for Employment
10:00am-2:00pmJob search and Job Readiness Workshops
Is the program offered remotely? Yes
Is public transportation available? No

Location information:

2 Boylston St. 3rd Floor, Boston, MA, 02116
101 Jackson Street, Suite 2, Lowell, MA, 01852
Additional information about location:

Programs are fully remote at this time.

Other requirements: Non-native speakers of English, limited proficiency, 18+
Program is CORI friendly? No
Other outcomes: Employment/Promotion, Basic skills gain, Improve English language skills to be able to get jobs and upgrades.

Participant Supports:

Participant Support CategoryAll participantsAs needed
Test/License Fees
Toiletries and personal needs
DTA SNAP Child Care Referral
Are there any out of pocket expenses for the participant? No
Do participants receive any pay? Not applicable

Contact Information

Program Liaison: Please call or email
Telephone: 617-695-9990
Ext: 4020
ABAWD Qualifying? No