Courses & Programs

Job Readiness & Training

Training Resources and Internship Networks (TRAIN) is a free program that offers a menu of choices.

job readiness

Make sure all the basics are covered.

  • A quick refresher on math and reading
  • Career exploration
  • Essential people skills
  • Balancing your life
  • Resume-writing
  • Online job applications
  • Interview skills
March 11–29  HCC
March 25–April 12  GCC
April 8–26 HCC

job training

Get specific work skills.

  • Manufacturing training (March 4–15 at STCC)
  • Culinary/hospitality training (April 29–May 24 at HCC)
  • Dozens of other program possibilities!
internships

Get real, paid job experience. Internships are available with leading local employers.

job placement

Get the job! Leading employers like MGM Springfield, the Log Cabin Group, UMass Auxiliary Dining Services, Peerless Precision Manufacturing, Bete Fog Nozzle, and others are ready to hire.

contact

General

Bob Griffin
413.552.2086
rgriffin@hcc.edu

HCC

Sheila Kelly
413.552.2027
skelly@hcc.edu

Emmanuel Reyes
413.552.2936
ereyes@hcc.edu

STCC

Workforce Development Center
Garvey Hall/Building 16
Room 146
413.755.4225

GCC

Lisa Lapierre
413.774.4361 x332
800.457.2603
lisalapierre@masshirefhcareers.org

View a program flyer

The TRAIN 2019 program is a collaborative effort of Greenfield (GCC), Holyoke (HCC), and Springfield Technical (STCC) community colleges; MassHire for Franklin/Hampshire and Hampden counties; MassHire Career Centers in Greenfield, Holyoke, and Springfield, along with area employers. The program is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education.