Job Skills Training in Boston
Many of our program graduates have made careers in area industries, moving up to higher positions with greater responsibility and better pay
IINE offers two intensive job-training programs that provide excellent opportunities for newcomers to the United States who have medium proficiency in English and a minimum of six months of work experience in the United States. Over the past two decades, these two training programs have placed hundreds of program participants in well-paying jobs at employment partners such as The Charles Hotel, Encore Boston Waterfront, Hilton Boston Back Bay, InterContinental Boston, The Westin Boston Waterfront, Four Seasons, Boston Medical Center, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Webster Bank, and others. Many of our program graduates have made careers in area industries, moving up to higher positions with greater responsibility and better pay.
“My favorite part of being a student at IINE is how I learned about hotel work, and also learned different things about Boston. I like the teachers and all the staff at IINE – they are all helpful and give me good suggestions!”
– a recent “HTP” graduate
About our classes
Hospitality Training Program (HTP)
Our HTP Program (6 weeks) prepares students for jobs in the hospitality industry and focuses on equipping students with the skills and knowledge they need to launch careers in the hotel industry. The six-week curriculum is composed of five modules: Industry-Specific Skills Training, English for the Hospitality, Customer Service, Work Readiness, and Computer Literacy delivered in a four-week intensive class. In the program’s final two weeks, participants job- shadow employees at one of our partner hotels, gaining hands-on skills and industry practice. Upon completion, staff work with each participant to land a first job in an area hotel.
Healthcare & Hospitality Training Program (HHTP)
This 6-week program includes multiple modules: Industry-Specific Skills Training, English for the Healthcare Industry, English for the Hospitality (Hotel) Industry, Customer Service, Work Readiness, and Computer Literacy. This program provides students with key skills needed to succeed in customer service, entry-level jobs in hotels and hospitals such as: Food Service, Patient Services, and Environmental Services (Housekeeping). Students can explore different career pathways and leave the course with real-life skills that appeal to service-based employers. In the program’s final two weeks, participants job- shadow employees at one of our partner hotels, and engage with professionals who work in the healthcare industry. Upon completion, staff work with each participant to land a first job in an area hotel or hospital. Students must have U.S. work experience and U.S. Work Authorization in order to apply.
About our students
IINE students come from 60 countries, and most of them live in and around Boston: Allston, Brighton, Charlestown, Chinatown, Dorchester, Downtown, East Boston, Fenway, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Mission Hill, the North End, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, South End, West End, and West Roxbury, as well as Malden, Quincy, Everett, Revere, and Chelsea. Some students travel to class from as far away as Brockton!
Most IINE students go on to careers in their chosen field, and many advance to management positions before long.
“Encore Boston Harbor looks forward to every graduation and every opportunity to interact with IINE participants and graduates. The IINE programs are a terrific source of candidates; many graduates have become part of our team.”
– Encore Boston Harbor, Director of Employment