Healthcare Field Careers

Health Care & STEM

On-the-Job Training in Healthcare & STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

If you are a certified dislocated workers or long-term unemployed (6+ months) employers can receive salary reimbursements of up to 75% while providing occupational skills training on the job in the STEM fields and health care.

All STEM occupations are eligible, including those in Information Technology (IT), Finance, Manufacturing, Engineering and health care.

Assistance is available for dislocated worker certification, job matching and training plan development.

job seekers and employers, contact:

Wanda Lary, Job Driven/Work-Based Learning Coordinator, at 203-624-1493 ext. 254 or

This program is funded in whole or part by U.S DOL Employment & Training Administration through the Job-Driven National Emergency Grant (NEG) program. Equal Opportunity Employer/Program, auxiliary aids and services available on request for people with disabilities.

More On-the-Job Training programs

You could be eligible for FREE short-term job-related training in the Healthcare field through the Health Careers Advancement Project (HCAP). Training takes place at Gateway Community College, New Haven, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, or Yale New Haven Hospital. Employers may receive grants to provide on-the-job training when hiring participants.

Join us for an HCAP Information session in the community:

James Blackstone Library, 758 Main Street, Branford, CT on Tuesday, March 7; 1:00PM

To register for the session: Call 203-488-1441 x 318 or Email:

or Click here to register for HCAP Information sessions held at our Meriden and New Haven American Job Center locations.
Job seekers Contact:

New Haven: Sherreida Reid (203) 624-1493 x 207 or

Meriden: TaMesha Greene (203) 238-3688 x 307 or

Employer Contact:

Terri Sells (203) 624-1493 x 251 or

General Health Career Information Sessions

overview of occupations in the healthcare field and related career ladders for advancement. Learn which healthcare occupations are in demand, get average wage information, and find out what type of education or training is needed for each occupation. Open to the public with sessions in New Haven, Hamden, Meriden and Middletown. Attendees may follow this session with One Stop Services Orientation to access full employment and training services. Call (203) 867-4030 x 240 to register.