• NJCU’s Open House for Lifelong Learning {January 23, 2019}

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    New Jersey City University, also known as NJCU, is a public liberal arts university in Jersey City, home to a diverse student body and over 44 undergraduate degree programs, 29 master’s programs and 3 doctoral programs. But for those interested in applied learning experiences, NJCU’s division of Professional Education and Lifelong Learning (PELL) is hosting an open house to learn more about their free {!!} four-week Logistics TLD Essentials Training Program. Read on for more about NJCU’s Logistics Center and the training programs it provides.

    About the Training Program

    The NJCU program will specialize in warehouse operations for men and women by providing training in the TLD — that is, transportation, logistics, and distribution — industry {which happens to be one of NJ’s largest sectors of growth and employment, with one in 10 NJ workers employed in the sector}.

    Graduates of the program will receive sought-after certifications in Forklift Operation, Fundamentals of Logistics/Warehousing and Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA). The course will also focus on in-depth training in warehousing and fulfillment processes and supply chain management as well as inventory cycle counting. The program will run February 4th through March 1st.

    The Open House

    Whether you’re looking to switch gears in your career, gain helpful certifications, or simply want to educate yourself in the TLD industry, join NJCU for the open house. {Note: program participants must be 18+ with a GED or High School Diploma + a driver’s license is preferred but NOT required}. Here’s a little more about the open house:

    When: Wednesday, January 23rd at 11:00AM
    Where: the NJCU Logistics Center, 285 West Side Avenue in Jersey City
    RSVP: Email logistics@njcu.edu or call 201-200-2462

    Graduates-of-program-NJCUPast Graduates of the TLD Essentials Training Program 

    More about the NJCU Logistics Center

    Launched in 2015 in partnership with JP Morgan, The Walmart Foundation, and the Mayor of Jersey City, the goals of the Logistics Center are to fill local labor market deficiencies while also providing more opportunities to unemployed workers in the area. The Logistic Center has an employment placement rate of 70% and trains about 165 local community members annually.

    NJCU’s customized curriculum and dedication to building a healthy, active, and sustainable workforce in Hudson County make the TLD program one-of-a-kind. {Plus, the training programs are FREE!}

    About NJCU’s PELL Program

    Not only does NJCU’s division of Professional Education and Lifelong Learning offer workforce development programs, but it also offers non-credit programs {that provide a credential} as well as customized professional training programs designed specifically to fit unique needs within the workforce. PELL’s non-credit programs include a Certified Administrative Assistant Professional course, Child Development Associate Training, a Chartered Tax Professional Online Certificate Program, and even a Maritime certification.

    PELL offers programs and certifications in {basically} all industries, including: accounting + finance, management, education, healthcare, hospitality + event planning, I.T. services, writing  + publishing {+ SO much more}.

    The PELL Center also offers personal interest courses, including: Photography, Sign Language, Spanish, and even guitar lessons.

    Additionally, PELL provides youth courses for your little ones, ranging from piano and problem-solving lessons to mathematics and SAT prep.

    The PELL Program’s passion and commitment to continued education is apparent in its varied and customized curriculum, dedication to building a strong local workforce, and bettering the lives of the Hudson County community through education.

    If you’re interested in learning more, email logistics@njcu.edu or call 201-200-2462.

    ** This post is sponsored by NJCU **


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    Maggie, a born-and-raised Jersey girl, is a marketing professional and travel guru with an obsession for finding the best restaurant in town. After graduating from Elon University, Maggie visited Hoboken for the first time…and promptly moved in three months later. When she’s not working with or writing about local people + places, you can find Maggie seeking out the nearest live music, enjoying a cold beer with friends, or hanging out with her nephew, Finn.